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Windows 7: What a difference 30 years makes...

06 Apr 2011   #1
A Guy

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What a difference 30 years makes...

30 years ago, the Osborne 1 made its debut as the world's first portable PC

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06 Apr 2011   #2
Ciara

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30 years ago ... Wow thats like ancient !
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06 Apr 2011   #3
Maguscreed

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Many a caveman was killed by quick predators because of the weight of this crude device.
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06 Apr 2011   #4
rbeldua

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amazing... imagine the ram it uses on that time (64kb), i wonder if i could play galaxian or asteriods in that one
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06 Apr 2011   #5
mjf

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ciara View Post
30 years ago ... Wow thats like ancient !
And in really ancient times, 10 years before that, we had men walking and driving on the moon.
They would have loved that computer.
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06 Apr 2011   #6
Maguscreed

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...yeah those crazy ancient people and their space travel....
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06 Apr 2011   #7
smsff7

Windows 7 Pro X64
 
 

I bet someone could build a ni9ce computer in one of those cases with only a little modding
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06 Apr 2011   #8
Maguscreed

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I've always liked this guy's work, kind of a steam punk feel.
Datamancer.net - Technical Art and Steampunk Contraptions
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06 Apr 2011   #9
Karln

Windows 7 pro 64 bit
 
 

With the big floppy. Its just shows the incredible progress of informatique in 30 years.
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06 Apr 2011   #10
Fayla

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That looks like my shredder
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