Compaq Portable III (286, Model 40)

Up until around the mid 1980s, the typical “portable” computer was literally a desktop-style case with a carrying handle. The Compaq Portable III marks a turning point, introducing a more compact format and reduced weight. Quick Links: Historic… Read More

IBM PC Portable

It’s 1984: One year after Compaq market entry with its own portable, IBM was forced to draw along to keep their market share. So they shed the light on the IBM PC portable, an luggable computer built on… Read More