Announced by Steve Jobs on 27 January 2010, the iPad went on to practically invent the tablet market. Sure, there were tablets before, but were they good? You know the answer to that.
The iPad was in development prior to the iPhone but Apple made the decision to do the phone first. The decision and success of the iPhone saved the company and meant when the iPad came along three years later the world was sold on the idea of touchscreen devices and mobile apps. It made the iPad phenomenally popular and put a tablet in every home and school.
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