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.ATARI - Portfolio
Portfolio
In 1989 ATARI introduces the Portfolio making it the world's first palm top computer. The price was US $400.00.
It's 8 inches wide, 10 inches long, 1 inch tall and weighs 17.5 ounces. Its LCD screen is 4.5 inches by 1.2 inches and contains 8 screen lines and 40 screen columns, which are displayed with 240 by 64 pixels.
It includes 5 built-in programs:
  • Text editor 
  • Address book
  • Calculator
  • Diary
  • Spreadsheet (Lotus 1-2-3 compatable)
  • Remember Terminator II? 
    This was the computer used to rob the ATM machine.
    • CPU; Intel 80C88 - 4.92Mhz processor
    • ROM; 256K 
    • RAM; 128K
    • Sn; F2031910520
    The back of the Portfolio
    Operating System; The English firm DIP developed the Portfolio and the DIP operating system, which is compatible with MS-DOS version 2.1.
    Accessories and Interfaces:
    • Ram Cards; These cards, which are slightly larger than a credit card, expand the memory of the device.
    • Portfolio Bus; Manages all of the data transferred to a PC.
    • The PC Card Drive allows you to exchange files between your PC and your Portfolio.

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