Category Archives: IBM

IBM PS/2 Model P70

It’s 1989. Most people are using 286 or 386-based systems with 2-4 MB of memory, and an EGA monitor. Some people are still using the IBM 5150 PC or 5160 …

IBM TransNote

What if you could take a traditional laptop, couple it with a paper notepad that recognizes your handwriting, and wrap it all in a sleek leather binder? More specifically, what …

IBM ThinkPad 500

Revised May 16, 2018 In the year 2016, it may be odd to hear someone refer to a computer as “their baby”. However, when a computer stays in your family …

IBM ThinkPad 770Z

The 770Z was the top-of-the-line IBM ThinkPad laptop from 1999. It offered several features that were absolutely unheard of at that time in a laptop, such as a DVD Player, …

IBM ThinkPad A31p

The ThinkPad A31p is an oddity. It came after the 770Z, which was IBM’s previous workhorse laptop. It also came before the “G” and “W” (Workstation) Series of laptops, the …

IBM ThinkPad 701c

I am an avid ThinkPad collector, having owned (at one point or another) more than 50 ThinkPads as of December 2014. The one that stands out as having the cleverest …

IBM PS/2 L40 SX

The L40SX was a well-built IBM Personal System/2 laptop, released around 1991. It had a monochrome screen (since this was before the CL57SX) but it was crisp and clear. The …

IBM WorkPad Z50

The IBM WorkPad Z50, released in 1999, was not like IBM’s other WorkPad models. It more closely resembled the Handheld PC’s of the time (not to be confused with PocketPC’s …

IBM PS/2 CL57SX

The IBM PS/2 CL57 SX was IBM’s first Color Laptop. It was announced around the end of 1991, and released in the first quarter of 1992. This particular 386 had …

IBM PC110

Introduction The IBM PC 110 is a palmtop computer that’s roughly as wide and tall as a VHS Tape, and half as long. It was released in 1995 in Japan …