Thursday, September 13, 2012

Computer History Museum | Exhibits | This Day in History: September 13 [1983: Osborne Computer declares bankruptcy]

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Osborne I

“September 13, 1983

Osborne Computer declares bankruptcy

Osborne Computer declares bankruptcy, two years after producing the first portable computer, the 24-pound Osborne I. Designed by company founder Adam Osborne, the $1,795 machine included software worth about $1,500. The machine featured a 5-inch display, 64 kilobytes of memory, a modem, and two 5 1/4-inch floppy disk drives”

Computer History Museum | Exhibits | This Day in History: September 13

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