Laura Warner’s iPad, 2011
Laura Warner used this first generation iPad as a student at the University of Kansas. She found it particularly convenient in studying readings teachers posted online. Warner also had a laptop computer for use in her room.
Harold Dorwin’s Philips Velo 1, 1997
Harold Dorwin, who operated a photography business, could use this device for calculation and to run word processing and database management programs. It also sent faxes and recorded voice memos; it could be used to surf the Web and linked to a larger computer at home.