Today in Apple history: Early iPad rumor gets Apple fans buzzing

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April 13, 2005: The tech world gets excited when a sketchy rumor suggests Apple is building a tablet computer. The Chinese-language report claims Quanta will build a 15-inch touchscreen tablet PC with detachable keyboard. Apple will supposedly ship the device in the first quarter of 2006. Things don’t turn out quite like that, but the rumor […]

(via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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