From: Mike Allison <>
Date: Sun Jan 25 21:35:18 1998

The original "suitcase" portable, I have to agree, but the lunch box
portables are quite nice. Though I expected some access to an ISA bus
in the Compaq III, there weren't any. That's the one nice advantage to
the luggable -- they're expandable, to a degree...

-Mike Allison

Max Eskin wrote:
> The luggables look cool on the outside, but they're pretty boring.
> The Compaq Portable seems to have a non-standard video card; it wouldn't
> run Works 2.0 correctly. I liked the one IBM Convertible I've seen,
> though they could have made it lighter. Unfortunately, it was trashed
> w/o my consultation [ 8^( ] and I never got a chance to try the software
> package that used to come with those things. If you ask me, the
> Mac Plus -like machines were/are better. At least they have a normal
> screen. I LOVE my Mac Portable, though it has a bit of an appetite for
> power.
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