Hardware

Cracking open the Osborne 1: The original portable computer

International

Even in 1981, PC making was an international effort. You can see stamps from the Philippines, El Salvador, and Brazil.

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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.