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Here's the Real Original iPad Prototype in All Its Fat Glory

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Unbelievably, the real, actual iPad prototype looks even bigger and fatter than what we saw in the mockup of it. BuzzFeed FWD has real pictures of the iPad prototype compared with the iPad 2 and it completely dwarfs the skinny tablet we know.

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Taking a look at these two iPad side-by-side, the Prototype 035 iPad looks more like the old white MacBook than any iPad that ever came out. It's white, it's plastic, it's huge and just check out the thickness of it:

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That's almost an inch thick! The footprint of the prototype was much larger and even though it's only been less than a decade since the prototype has been made, the behemoth looks dated—almost vintage. Check out BuzzFeed FWD for more pictures of the prototype iPad and iPad 2 [BuzzFeed FWD]

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Dr.Nemmo and his time-travelling submarine

Ahem. 1994.

Here's the original "Tablet" video, and now who copied who?

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