MadTV Predicted Apple’s iPad Four Years Ago

By Tyler Sutherland

Opinions are varying on the new Apple iPad — announced Wednesday to the world as the latest mobile tablet computing device.

The iPad was the target of Internet jabs yesterday due to its rather unpleasing name. Insert your MaxiPad and tampon jokes wherever you wish, but the fact is, “MadTV” spoofed the iPad all the way back in 2006. Did someone in Apple’s product development department not see this YouTube video?