WIRED Predicted the iPad…11 Years Ago (Picture)

In the April 1999 issue, the magazine’s Hype List column discussed Apple’s then-recent financial turn-around and said: “The next iMac attack promises new lollipop laptops, a more serious series of professional machines, and a wireless handheld dubbed the iPad.” Betsy Mason, Science Editor for Wired.com today, posted the cell phone photo below of the magazine to Twitpic today and it showed up on Reddit late this afternoon