Geek Fact for March 18th


In 2003, Adam Osborne, founder of Osborne Computer Corporation, died.

In 1981, Adam Osborne introduced the first portable computer, the Osborne 1. The computer weighed 23.5 pounds and cost $1,795.

Learn more at http://entrepreneurs.about.com/od/famousentrepreneurs/p/adamosborne.htm

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