Asked in Computer HistoryEmail and IMLaptopsBlogger
Email and IM
When was laptop computers invented?
We need you to answer this question!
If you know the answer to this question, please register to join our limited beta program and start the conversation right now!
Asked in Computer History, Laptops
What was invented before laptops?
Laptop computers, as we now know them, were invented because the existing computers were not portable enough for people of that time. Before lugable/portable/laptop computers came the desktop,er, computer that is. There is still some discussion on who invented Desktop computer with many names mentioned. You would need to go back in History to the Second World War to work out who invented Mainframe computers but some did and they came before desktop computers.