jordon at envygeeks.com
Tue Jul 13 01:17:22 UTC 2010
On 7/12/2010 8:06 PM, Douglas Pollard wrote:
> On 07/12/2010 08:10 PM, Liam Proven wrote:
>>> I might well be wrong, but I don't think there was hardrives in the mid
>>>>> 1970's. If there were I must have been dumb as a stump as we used tape
>>>>> drives. A good friend of mine was using a wire recorder to save to and
>>>>> they were popular in the early 1950's . My first Windows computer was
>>>>> a lap top with Windows 3.1 and that was used and was about 1989 and I
>>>>> think the 3.5 floppies were pretty new even that late.
>>> That would be a "LugAble" but I doubt that a (used) 1989 version would be able
>>> to run an OS that was not released for another 2 years, and I doubt it would
>>> have been much fun with a mono display Black/Orange, Black/Green or the then
>>> "new" Black/White
> I bought that laptop in 1989 or maybe 1990 but it was several years old
> it had a black and white displays I wrote a book on it and have a stack
> of about 40, 3.5 floppy disks in my desk.
> What's a lugable. I don't remember ever hearing that
> term. Doug
The best computer of all time was the Luggable:
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2252/1987626214_da75301bbd.jpg Don't tell
me you forgot about the Osborne 1, sad but true story, the military
still uses a "modern" luggable design for their field computers.
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