Cracking open the Osborne 1: The original portable computer

Chips ahoy!

Our Osborne 1 doesn't skimp when it comes to the overall number of chips.


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,, and TechRepublic.