Re: [NTLK] Pen computing is dead... long live the iNewt

From: James Fraser <>
Date: Mon Aug 17 2009 - 10:19:01 EDT


--- On Mon, 8/17/09, Lord Groundhog <> wrote:

> I heard something like it once, awhile ago now, but
> I've regarded it as the product of a fevered imagination -- like the >folding plasma screen for ultra-portable laptops I was told about in 1988 >or '89.

I don't know about the folding part, but the folks at GRiD *did* offer a gas plasma display on their GridCase III model laptop circa 1985:

Anyone who saw one of these displays likely remembers it, as they were a really cool blood red. :) I'm pretty sure it was a GridCase IV that was used to control (at least on-screen) the robot sentries in Aliens (which were only shown in either the European release or in the LD/DVD releases).


James Fraser

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