Osborne 1


A portable computer that weighed 11 kg and cost $1795, produced by Osborne Computer Corporation in 1981.

The Osborne 1 came with a five-inch screen, modem port, two 5 1/4 floppy drives and a battery pack. It came with the CP/M operating system, SuperCalc spreadsheet application, WordStar, word processing application, Microsoft MBASIC programming language and Digital Research CBASIC programming language.


Last updated: 2007-05-21

Osborne, Adam

Adam Osborne

Osborne Computer Corporation


The unsucessful computer manufacturer founded by Adam Osborne that produced one of the first laptop computers, the Osborne 1.

Last updated: 2007-05-21

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