The Macintosh 128K

Year: 1984 Initial Price: 2495 US Dollars   The Macintosh 128K, originally released as the Apple Macintosh, is the original Apple Macintosh personal computer. Its beige case consisted of a 9 in (23 cm) CRT monitor and came with a keyboard and mouse. A handle built into the top of the case made it easier for the…

Compaq Contura 4\25

YEAR:1993 Initial Price: $3400 With the introduction of the INTEL 80486 processors back in 1989, COMPAQ equipped its Contura “All-in-One” notebook series 2820 with these faster chips. Also the 80486 had a mathematical co-processor integrated in the CPU. 4/25[Specifications] i486SX-S (SL enhanced 486SX) running at 25MHz passive matrix gray scale VGA display, 16 shades (640×480) high resolution,…

The Apple IIGS

YEAR: 1986 INITIAL PRICE: US$999 (equivalent to $2,160 in 2015) The Apple IIGS (styled as IIgs) is the fifth and most powerful model in the Apple II series of personal computers produced by Apple Computer. The “GS” in the name stands for “Graphics” and “Sound”, referring to its enhanced multimedia capabilities, especially its state-of-the-art sound and…

Macintosh Classic M0420

YEAR: 1988 INITIAL PRICE: 999 USD The Macintosh Classic is a personal computer manufactured by Apple Inc. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK  Introduced on October 15, 1988, the Macintosh Classic was prompted by the success of the Macintosh Plus and the Macintosh SE. The system specifications of the Classic were very similar to its predecessors, with the same…

Compaq Contura Aero 4/33C

YEAR: 1995 Initial Price: 2850$ The Compaq Aero was popularized as a line of computer handhelds produced by Compaq Computer Corporation. It was succeeded by the iPAQ line. The Aero name was first used for small sub-notebooks computers that Compaq produced in the mid-90’s, the Contura Aero 4/25 and 4/33c. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK Size and…

Tandy 1110HD

YEAR: 1992 INITIRAL PRICE: 1199 USD LIKE US ON FACEBOOK The 1110 HD was introduced in 1992. The specifications of the Tandy were not spectacular as it was considered a lower middle class laptop. It was still very impressive at its time of release, which proved it to be more successful that it’s competitors. Processor: 8 bit NEC…

FIC SportSX – just over 1000 ever made because of Copyright issues

YEAR: 1987 INITIAL PRICE: ??? FIC Sport SX was a laptop manufactured by FIC (First International Computer, Inc.)  and released in 1987. It featured a 40 MB hard drive that was about twice the capacity used in those days, it has and incredible 8 MHz Intel 80286 CPU and a monochrome gas-plasma display. This laptop is so Rare…

Amstrad PPC512

YEAR: 1987 INITIAL PRICE: 1455 USD LIKE US ON FACEBOOK The PPC512 had an NEC V30 processor running at 8 MHz, 512 KB of memory, a full-size 102-key keyboard, a built-in liquid crystal display (not backlit) that could emulate the CGA or MDA and either one or two 720k 3.5″ floppy drives (the model was either…

Toshiba T1900 (a shape of the future, not a copy of the past)

YEAR: 1993 INITIAL PRICE: 3899USD LIKE US ON FACEBOOK “Getting a head start is rare these days. Starting in front is almost unheard of. But that’s the feeling you get when you own a Toshiba notebook. The confidence that comes from knowing that what’s standard for Toshiba means leadership for the industry. The T1900 Series…