We know that Apple provided Pixar designers the opportunity to meet with their head product design team while coming up with the concept for the robot ‘Eve’ from Wall-E, but was the collaboration between the two companies before that? /Film has a post speculating that Steve Jobs used his interest in both companies to test market the idea of the iPad by inserting a similar design into the Pixar film The Incredibles.
Here are the important scenes from the movie:
The Incredibles was released in 2004, 6 years prior to the iPad and 3 years prior to the iPhone. What do you think?