Apple's lost future: phone, tablet, and laptop prototypes of the â€™80s
J Thoendell stashed this in Apps
Apple's focus on design has long been one of the key factors that set its computers apart. Some of its earliest and most iconicÂ designs, however, didn't actually come from inside of Apple, but from outside designers at Frog. In particular, credit goes to Frog's founder, Hartmut Esslinger
It's fascinating to think of Apple getting into the phone or tablet business in the 1980s.
The world would be so different now.
But technology really wasn't ready for it then.