History of the tablet computer

Published On: Sep 07 2012 08:43:30 AM PDT   Updated On: Oct 16 2014 11:49:38 AM PDT

Apple unveiled new versions of its iPad and iPad Mini today. Look back at the surprisingly long history of the tablet computer.

Nook tablet
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Nook Tablet. Released November 2011. The original Barnes & Nobel Nook e-reader was released in November 2009, but the newer tablet - which runs on the Android platform and comes with either 16 or 8 gigabytes of internal storage - became available two years later.

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