He bankrolled the startup with $100,000 of his profits from the Osborne & Associates sale and a $40,000 investment by venture capitalist Jack Melchor; found office space in Hayward, California; and signed up Felsenstein–an instigator of Silicon Valley’s fabled Homebrew Computer Club and the designer of a well-regarded early PC called the SOL-20–to design the machine.
Osborne Park. Have an Osborne Executive portable with all the Should I hang on to it as a relic, or get rid of it. And Doomed, 15 Breakthrough Products That Went Absolutely Nowhere, The 25 Most Notable Quotes in Tech History, How 1940s Whiskey Ads Predicted the Future, The Weird Secret Origin of Tech's Favorite Insult. The same spirit that made them go forward into the wild made them vulnerable as well. The machine featured a 5-inch display, 64 kilobytes of memory, a modem, and two 5 1/4-inch floppy disk drives.
I will never forget all the tips and dirty tricks learned from user group magazines, and the thrill of seeing words flash across that dinky screen the first time I connected with a BBS via 300 baud modem.
J. Velner, I should note that my email address is Those are stock photos because the computer are in local storage. I also have the original manual to go with it, but no extra discs. (no manual), CardFile, Zork I, PackMan (no manual), Nemesis, FileTran, Data The model number on mine is CTS corporation model 103JCTSOSB1 FEB 83. i have an osborne computer with all its parts until January of 2010 when at age 89, I finally got smart enough to take my grandson's advice and purchase an IMac. He had a huge following.”. a Osborne Variant 1, The desktop, 2 x 5.25, The screen size was chosen in part because 5″ displays were readily available, having been engineered for a 55-pound behemoth that IBM had optimistically marketed in 1975 as the IBM 5100 Portable Computer. I think it had a cassette tape drive built in and was compatible with the newspaper's atex system. Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the balance is not paid in full within 6 months. I will advise as to ongoing offers to final date. The system sports a custom Executive nameplate etched with the owners name and the Osborne boot screen displays and scrolls that name when the system starts. Both machines were hand-me-downs from my father. Also have a TRS 80 & a Sinclair. Product Attributes: brand=osborne, model=occ1, type=home computer, country/region of manufacture=united states, sku=5104385164903203, mpn=occ1.
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– royal Jelly has four peptides possessing anti-microbial properties. Anyone know where I might get a new video They glued the knobs to McDonald's straws which were in turn glued the display board and they made it through the show. The Osborne weighs 27 pounds and additional items with packing should be less than 50 pounds. computer seems to be in working condition but it is 36 years old and is sold The only software tested was the system disk and
The Osborne Computer Corporation was, unfortunately, the prototype for this kind of company. The pricing on the "executive" was stupid enough that I can't dismiss the description of Jaunich's tenure as being filled with "terrible and stupid decisions" and the decision to appoint him as really bad, as sour grapes. as follows: SuperSort Program ,Grammatik, Document Plus, SpellGuard, Word Star
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