Who was first?

From: Wayne Smith <wayne.smith_at_charter.net>
Date: Sat Jan 24 20:35:12 2004

> > it wasn't the first
> > portable by a long chalk but which one does everyone remember?
> Since the first portable was the Hyperion and I have a
> basement full of them, I'm hoping that people have long memories.
I think the first one to "call" itself a "portable" was the "IBM 5100
Portable Computer" - circa 1975 (although I think there might have been
a 1950s computer that also called itself a "portable" in that you could
move it around on a truck).

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