Apple's Vision Of the Future: Gadget Concepts Circa 1991

With all of the secrecy surrounding Apple products these days, it is hard to imagine a time when the company freely shared its concepts. But 1991 was a different story.

Naturally, Steve Jobs was not in power at the time, John Sculley was. Apparently, he had no problem sharing Apple's ideas with a Japanese magazine called Axis. In a 1991 issue unearthed at a second-hand bookstore, we can see that Apple was looking at bike-mounted navigation devices with a Google Street View type of interface, a "TimeBand" wrist computer, and a projection device that could be the roots of the Apple TV. Hit the link for the full gallery. [Flickr via MacTalk via Wired]

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