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Osborne

Timeline for Osborne :

Date Event
1981 The first ‘portable’ computer is launched
Mar 1981 Introduction of Osborne portable computer in a suitcase
Sep 1982 News Article : ERA launch is no handicap
Mar 1983 News Article : Portable Forth
13 Sep 1983 Osborne Computer declares bankruptcy
1992 Commodore releases the the Amiga 500+


Hardware Products

Osborne 1

Osborne 1
1981
The Osborne 1 was the first widely accepted portable computer that included a monitor, disk drives and all components.

Manufacturer : Osborne
Type : Computer

Osborne 01

Osborne 01
1982
The Osborne 01 followed on from the Osborne 1 in 1982.

Manufacturer : Osborne
Type : Computer

Osborne 5 (Prototype)

Osborne 5 (Prototype)
1984
The Osborne-5 was a desktop computer that included, disk drives and all components.

Manufacturer : Osborne (Mikrolog Ltd)
Type : Computer


Software Products

Some Common Basic Programs

Some Common Basic Programs
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Manufacturer : Osborne & Associates Inc.
Type : Software

The Fabulous Wanda

The Fabulous Wanda
1983
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Manufacturer : The Game Machine
Type : Software - Game


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