How was the laptop invented?

Answer While laptops have only been on the market since the early 1980s, the technology around them has progressed very quickly. The story behind the first laptop computer is an interesting one and took n... Read More »

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When was the laptop invented?

The first laptop was invented in 1981 by Adam Osborne. The first laptop was called the Osborne 1. It had all of 64k of RAM, a 5-inch screen and two floppy-disk Intel... Read More »

Who invented the laptop?

The laptop computer has been around for nearly three decades. According to the "Times of India," it was invented in 1981 by Adam Osborne. The Osbone 1 sold for $1,795 and came with computer program... Read More »

When was the first portable laptop invented?

The Osbourne 1, the first portable laptop computer, was invented and released in 1981. The Osbourne 1's case was built with a handle for easy portability. The Osbourne 1 also had a battery pack so ... Read More »

Who invented the laptop computer?

Alan Kay created the concept for the first laptop computer, which he called the Dynabook. Xeroc PARC, the company for which Kay worked, created a prototype laptop in 1976. In 1981, Osborne Computer... Read More »