Dolch PAC 486

YEAR:1989 INITIAL PRICE: $12.999 LIKE US ON FACEBOOK “Dolch Computer Systems Inc, San Jose, California expects to be the first to market with an 80486-based luggable computer: the new Dolch PAC 486-25 weighs just under 20 lbs, comes with three AT slots, and sells for $13,000 with 100Mb hard disk and 640 by 400 CGA-compatible…

Olivetti Echos 44 Color (1st Best Design Award)

YEAR: 1993 INITIAL PRICE: $4.297 LIKE US ON FACEBOOK The Olivetti Echos 44 Color is a personal computer (PC) made by the Italian company Olivetti, designed by Michele De Lucchi. Thanks to the special design, the computer has won several design awards, including the MAU Industrial Design Award-Selezione and Compasso D’Oro-Selezione, ADI. It was built…

IBM ThinkPad 701CS (a.k.a. the Butterfly)

Initial Price: ? Year:1995 Once opened, the keyboard on the 701C (nicknamed the Butterfly ) extends past the chassis sides to give you the largest and most comfortable keyboard in its class. But when you turn on the unit, what really pops out is the impressive 10.4-inch display. Our review unit sported a TFT (thin-film…

iMac G3

YEAR: 1998 Initial Price:  $1299   The iMac G3 is a line of personal computers developed, manufactured, and sold by Apple Computer from 1998 to 2003. Noted for its innovative design via the use of translucent and brightly colored plastics, it was the first consumer-facing Apple product to debut under the recently returned interim CEO…