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Wishful Thoughts on Apple’s Tablet: A Thought Experiment in Design

1:55 PM, Jan. 26th, 2010 · Ric Getter · Editorial

The following is a thought experiment in the form of a review of the tablet Apple hasn't actually announced yet. For the purposes of this piece, I'm calling it the iSlate, and I envision it as a reader designed to reduce or eliminate the need for printed textbooks in secondary and higher education. Just in case this isn't what Apple has in mind, I wanted to present these ideas as an open source design proposal.