Woz: iPad is Apple computer for ‘normal people’; what Jobs would have made from the beginning

“Tablets are the culmination of what Steve Jobs wanted to create at Apple from the beginning, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said Monday,” Stephen Lawson reports for IDG News Service.

“During a keynote session at Storage Networking World in Santa Clara, California, Wozniak was asked how tablets would change the computer industry. He compared them to TVs,” Lawson reports. “‘The tablet is not necessarily for the people in this room,’ Wozniak told the audience of enterprise storage engineers. ‘It’s for the normal people in the world,’ Wozniak said”

Lawson reports, “‘I think Steve Jobs had that intention from the day we started Apple, but it was just hard to get there, because we had to go through a lot of steps where you connected to things, and (eventually) computers grew up to where they could do … normal consumer appliance things,’ Wozniak said.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews readers too numerous to mention individually for the heads up.]

5 Comments

  1. Isn’t it nice to have a co-founder who has left the company still come out and affirm the company, its products and his co-founder, so many years after he’s left?

    Instead of accusing his co-founders of cheating and screwing him over (*cough* Paul Allen)?

    There are people and companies who put positive energy into the world, and then there are those who put negative energy into the world. We know who stands on which side, don’t we?

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