World First Laptop Ad (1893)


Just when you are typing comfortably on your laptop while it rest nicely on your lap, don’t start getting idea that this is only made available thanks to the technology revolution made possible these recent decades. The image above is an laptop ad from the 1893, perhaps the first laptop ever.

This typewriter measures at 12 inches long by 6-1/2 inches wide by 2 inches deep; very much similar to the measurement of any laptop nowadays. Read more at io9.

via BoingBoing


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