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IBM Simon (wikipedia.org)
43 points by tscherno on Aug 12, 2014 | hide | past | favorite | 4 comments



You may also like the history of Xerox's concept of the parctab during this era: http://caseorganic.com/wiki/The_Xerox_PARCTAB , https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4_CcNLd2iE


Had one. Brilliant software. Horrible battery life. Analog cellular meant glacially slow internet access. I loved it and hated it people looked at me like I was from mars (might not have been the phone). It was the Google Glass of its time in some ways. Went right from the Simon to the Palm Treo.


Interesting, I hadn't heard about that. I was expecting to see a corporate version of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simon_%28game%29


Turns out Simon lost due to poor memory. ;)




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