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T h e La p t o p R e v o l u t i o n
A look at laptop history
Alan Kay defines the Dynabook, the basis for all pen/tablet computers. Inventor Doug Engelbart introduces the mouse, e-mail, hypertext, collaborative editing, bitmapped graphics.
Macintosh Portable has a clamshell, active matrix display. GRiD Systems launches first commercial tablet-type portable computer with operating system based on MS-DOS.
Windows 2000 gains industrial-strength reputation for robustness and security for corporate users. Global laptop sales reach 28.5 million units.
Windows 3.0 introduced. Worldwide laptop sales reach 2.4 million. Intel introduces 80386SL processor which uses low power; quickly incorporated into many laptops.
Mac OS X debuts. Windows XP debuts.
Bill Moggridge designs the clamshell notebook computer, the GRiD Compass.
IBM contracts with Microsoft to build an operating system, DOS, for its forthcoming personal computer.