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Bill Gates: Steve Jobs “did something better than I did” in designing the iPad


Bill Gates says that even though Microsoft came up with the idea of a tablet well before Apple, Steve Jobs "did something better than I did" in Apple’s design for the iPad. He adds, though, that he believe the Microsoft Windows 8 Surface tablet "will change the rules" of computing.

Gates said all that and more during a lengthy interview with Charlie Rose last night. Much of the interview was about Gates’s philanthropic work, but Gates also spent some time talking about computing, particularly PCs and tablets.

Rose asked Gates about Microsoft’s work on its unsuccessful slate tablet years befor the iPad was released. Gates said that Microsoft’s work on tablets was:

"Way too early…a few things could have been done differently… 

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