End Of The Line: The All-Too-Short History Of Cisco's Cius


Cisco: See Ya, Cius

All in all, it's a nifty device.

Cisco's Cius weighs 1.5 pounds, includes a front-mounted 720p HD camera, a 7-inch VGA touch-target display, a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera, 8 hours of battery life and an accelerometer, among other features. It's an Android tablet, and it was intended as Cisco's major mobile device play, purpose-built and feature-loaded for business users with demanding on-the-go UC and collaboration usage needs.

But after two years of exciting Cius highs and frustrating lows, Cisco has put the tablet out to pasture. Following last week's late-breaking announcement that Cisco will no longer invest in the Cius, here are 10 milestones in the tablet's all-too-short history.