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IBM 5140

The 5140 was also known as the PC Convertible as it was possible to convert it into a desktop style machine. It was IBM's first laptop and the first of their machines to use a 3.5 inch floppy disk drive.

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Killing Birds (1987)

One of the group carries an IBM with him everywhere, even risking his life to rescue it from the old house.

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One of the primary criticisms of this machine was its poor display, and it certainly was not capable of the bright green text seen here.

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