Early prototypes of Apple gadgets

• Early prototypes of Apple gadgets

Did you know that up to Jonathan Ive at Apple worked no less famous designers? No? Well, it's not surprising to Hartmut Esslinger, German Americans are generally very few people know.

He created a design for such corporations as Apple, Louis Vuitton, Sony, SAP, Siemens, Lufthansa and other such giants. At first, he worked from 1982 to 1990, before he could come up with and design, together with colleagues and engineers a lot of amazing prototypes, looking at that, could not help think: "If at that time was such that it is now created in a laboratory?".

Early prototypes of Apple gadgets Early prototypes of Apple gadgets

This "MacPhone", hybrid phone, tablet, and fax. In those days, it is also a computer would be called.

Early prototypes of Apple gadgets

Apple Snow White I "Tablet Mac". Prototype of the current tablets, except that he had a thick body and a stand-alone compact computer case and keyboard (note that it is very similar to those of the monitored contact Rapoo). Also attached is an unusual type of stylus.

Early prototypes of Apple gadgets

Apple Snow White I "Sony Style". The layout of the computer in Sony style, which then set the tone in electronics. By the way, the keyboard with the "island" was invented in the keys by Sony, and Apple's not, as many people think nedofanaty.

Early prototypes of Apple gadgets

Apple Snow White II "Americana". The same layout, just here trying to move away from the infamous "Sony Style".

Early prototypes of Apple gadgets

The smallest at the time (1985) Apple Computer, aka "Baby Mac". However there was also a keyboard in the true "apple" style with him.

Early prototypes of Apple gadgets

The same. Stand a little surprised at the hotels so the monitor's installation - quite commonplace.

Early prototypes of Apple gadgets

The prototype of today's scenario "notebook and the external monitor." However, here in "notebook" of its screen was not and had to cling to any "crutches".

Early prototypes of Apple gadgets

The typical McIntosh.

Early prototypes of Apple gadgets

Option Right vaguely reminiscent of Acer and Samsung today's monitors.

Early prototypes of Apple gadgets

That is the most notorious model "Lisa". As seen from the photographs, candy bar can be placed upside down, and the display is regulated by the slope. By the way, here in the eye catches the idea of ​​a separate keyboard number pad. Who jumps the view that those who enjoy the right hand mouse will be much more comfortable if the numeric keypad is on the left - so the distance to move the hand from the keyboard to the mouse properly reduced. Unfortunately, manufacturers have not yet concerned with such apparent trifles.

Early prototypes of Apple gadgets

Model of the laptop as we know it.

Early prototypes of Apple gadgets

Perhaps the most unusual of the second prototype after "telefonoplansheta". Bar with two flat displays (recall that then used universally CRT tube). At that time, the concept looked utterly strange, but today nobody will be surprised (except for parents, grandparents, grandparents and just rural children) computer that is connected to two or more monitors.

Early prototypes of Apple gadgets

And here is the author of all creation.