Cracking open the Osborne 1: The original portable computer


Our Osborne 1 has seen some time in a basement, attic, or some other place were the plastic could lose some of its strength. Notice that some of the screw holes have deprecated to the point where they don't actually hold the cover to the case anymore.


Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to BreakingModern.com, aNewDomain.net, and TechRepublic.

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