First laptop?

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Wed Jul 21 20:46:20 1999

On Tue, 20 Jul 1999, Max Eskin wrote:

> Hi,
> I walked into Radio Shack today, and was delighted to see a row of posters
> on their wall with photos of old Radio Shack stores and equipment from the
> beginning of the chain to now. They mentioned that the TRS Model 100 was
> 'the first laptop in the industry'. Is this even marginally true?

Of course not. Radio Shack's "history" is so revisionist it makes me ill.
The Epson HX-20 is generally considered to be the first "laptop" (1981).

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