October 1, 2015 10:46 AM EDT

Between Apple’s new iPad Pro, Microsoft’s Surface lineup and Google’s new Pixel C, it’s clear that tech companies aren’t giving up on tablets despite dropping sales.

But where did tablets come from? Is there hope for them in hybrid designs that combine the best of tablets with the best of laptops, like the iPad Pro? What will the tablets of the future look like? Watch the above video to find out.

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Write to Alex Fitzpatrick at alex.fitzpatrick@time.com and Arpita Aneja at arpita.aneja@time.com.

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