Articles about Portables

PC market staging a RECOVERY. (Only joking, it's through the floor)

IDC is forecasting that the technology channel will buy in around 34 million fewer PCs this year than last, and the bad news for anyone making a crust in that sector is that things aren't going to improve any time soon. There will be no let-up on any front, with desktops and portables predicted to decline in both the mature …
Paul Kunert, 3 Dec 2013
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The Osborne 1: 30 years old this month

The Osborne 1, the world's first commercially produced computer designed to be portable, is 30 years old this month. Adam Osborne, founder of the Osborne Computer Corporation, introduced the 11kg machine in April 1981, though it didn't go into mass production until June 1981. Osborne 1 The Osborne 1 Source: Wikipedia It …
Tony Smith, 4 Apr 2011

AMD mugs Intel in backstreets of Paris

AMD unveiled its marketing strategy for its Puma notebook silicon this week: rub Intel’s nose in it for as long as it can get away with it. Perhaps it’s no coincidence the launch was in Paris. The chip makers’ execs were at pains to point out that “this is not a paper launch” and you can buy systems running these chips today. …
Joe Fay, 5 Jun 2008

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