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Luggable computers rock

Rossenheimer thought folks will appreciate the unidentified luggable computer his boss brought to the office.
Published October 31, 2021
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He is not even sure what it is because he got it so long ago when he was writing a program for a mining companies drill operation – Rossenheimer.

I do own some luggable computers, they are cool but nothing near this one integrated into an actual suitcase. :D

While I've seen many similar models out there (without the suitcase ofc) I can't recognize this one on the picture. I'm not sure about comments mentioning Osbornes and Kaypros.

If I remember right, luggables were marketed mainly for engineers who could take these beasts e.g. to a construction site.

They were called portables but "movable" might be a better word since they are heavy as hell.

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Published on Sun 31st Oct 2021. Featured in KBD #50 (source).


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