by Russ Roberts on April 5, 2011

in Standard of Living, Technology

Great post from StormDriver comparing the first mobile computing device, the Osborne I to the iPad 2 (HT: Hacker News 20). Read the whole article, but here’s a set of summary charts. The iPad 2 is a little cheaper and a little more powerful. Thirty years of progress.








BTW, the price is corrected for inflation in some way. The nominal price of the Osborne 1 was $1795.


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