Personal Computer Evolution from WIMP to MPG – iPad best of a new generation

Mike Elgan, writing for Cult of Mac, explains why he believes the iPad is the most important product of the decade. He traces the evolution of the personal computer from command line to WIMP to MPG designs, calling the iPad the first real 3rd-generation personal computer. More here.

About Andy Brovey

Dr. Andy Brovey, The Portable Prof, helps others make sense and make use of digital tools through his work, websites and social media. He has over 30 years experience in educational technology, including teaching, administration and professional development. In 2007, Apple Inc. recognized his work and named him an Apple Distinguished Educator. He started this iPad Academy website shortly after the first iPad went on sale to help others become more comfortable and competent with the iPad, in person and online. His latest venture is Teach About Tech, a resource marketplace for technology trainers.