A Brief History of Time Management

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Apple Newton

1993 The term PDA (personal digital assistant) was first used by John Sculley to describe the Apple Newton at the 1993 Consumer Electronics Show. PDAs begat smartphones which begat supermarket lines full of people tapping away on iPhones and BlackBerrys (instead of thumbing through Kim Kardashian pre-wedding coverage). More-time-saved-or-wasted? The question remains.