Is the Wii U touch controller a naked attempt to try and compete with the iPad, and if so does it stand a chance to succeed? Sean and Vinnk go through a brief history of touch panels in consumer devices, from the Apple Newton to the Tiger, the Nintendo DS, and — of course — Apple”s iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad.

iTunes Chicklet Direct Link: Famicom Dojo Podcast 28: A Touching Tale of Touchscreens

See examples of each of these devices, plus an Apple Newton reference in the Simpsons, in our show notes:

Get a sweet discount on the Famicom Dojo Season 1 DVD if you use promo code “NOSHAME”: