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... I think of the IBM PCjr, with a keyboard deliberately constrained to be a chiclet keyboard to avoid competing with the IBM PC, and then made wireless so you could keep it on your lap while the PCjr was hooked up to the TV but ...

... why would you want to keep it on your lap? ... because it was a bloody useless chiclet keyboard!

The Commodore 64 ate it for a mid-morning snack ... until of course Commodore Business Machines started to catch too much Marketing Strategy itself and was lapped by the market.


I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Tue Feb 2nd, 2010 at 06:39:54 PM EST
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