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ppertti
03-14-2010, 04:58 AM
The astronauts traveling to Jupiter in Stanley Kubrick's film "Space Odysseys 2001 (made 1968) read news on an iPad.

chas_m
03-14-2010, 05:37 AM
So you're saying the thing is nine years overdue? :)

Nighthawk4
03-14-2010, 07:02 AM
More than that - the film was released in 1968 :)

louishen
03-14-2010, 07:09 AM
And here is the ipad in the film

http://img189.imageshack.us/img189/1345/2001ipad02.th.jpg (http://img189.imageshack.us/i/2001ipad02.jpg/)

http://img705.imageshack.us/img705/4621/2001ipad01.th.jpg (http://img705.imageshack.us/i/2001ipad01.jpg/)

the8thark
03-14-2010, 07:09 AM
No you silly. 2010-2001=9. :)

bobtomay
03-14-2010, 08:06 AM
Captain Jean-Luc Picard is seen using one quite often also.

iNAP
03-14-2010, 08:33 AM
This calls for a price reduction!!!!! Friggen thing is anchient lol

Voony
03-14-2010, 11:55 AM
That proves that sci-fi movies writers got it right sometimes!

I recently watched "Demolition Man"....released a long time ago and in the movie Stallone says "What, you elected Schwarzenegger for President?"....that was close enough for me lol.

kbOx
03-14-2010, 03:46 PM
So you're saying the thing is nine years overdue? :)
9 years out of date more like.

tiger roach
03-15-2010, 08:48 AM
It'd better not lock me out of the house.

kbOx
03-16-2010, 06:52 AM
i'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do more than one thing at a time.