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The iPad arrived!

We finally got our hands on the new Apple tablet.

Author: Johannes Schardt
Date: 31. March 2010

iPad

Yesterday we organized a workshop about design concepts for new devices (tablets, internet-enabled TVs etc). To give the participants a better idea of the device, we did a quick model of the iPad. We didn’t have any Kapa Fix at hand, so we opted for the quick and dirty version: using old cardboard boxes.

Although the “prototype” was really lo-fi, it turned out to be a great aid. To actually experience the measurements of the iPad – the width, height and thickness (not the proper weight though) – was very helpful in understanding ways to interact with the device.

Now we can’t wait to get our hands on the real thing.

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Oh, there are 4 comments so far

  1. Oh … uhm — I must confess: I just dropped it on the ground :-/

    Christophe Stoll on 31. March 2010
  2. check out this version: http://www.pixelpads.com

    they had fun writing the ‘Tech Specs’ page… :)

    Jérémy on 31. March 2010
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