Hyperion Passport, Apricot, Convergent Technologies workSlate,

From: Philip.Belben_at_pgen.com <(Philip.Belben_at_pgen.com)>
Date: Thu Nov 18 09:52:31 1999

> The Apricot is a UK-made IBM-incompatible (my term for an 80x86 box that
> runs MS-DOS or CP/M86, but which doesn't have PC-like hardware). There
> were various models made, most using 8086 CPUs.
> I think Apricot went on to make some 80286 and higher machines that were
> basically PC-clones :-(

They did. They were then bought by Mitsubishi (I think) who went on using the
Apricot name right on into 486 days - a pc clone called Xen, IIRC.


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