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edesignuk
Jul 19, 2007, 03:43 AM
The IBM ThinkPad: 15 years old today (http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2007/07/19/forgotten_tech_ibm_thinkpad/).

The living legend, the Thinkpad, and very nice they are too.

iGav
Jul 19, 2007, 03:53 AM
And looks it.

Even the latest ones. Heh.

bartelby
Jul 19, 2007, 03:56 AM
And looks it.

Even the latest ones. Heh.

Have they ever changed the overall design of them?

Royale w/cheese
Jul 19, 2007, 03:56 AM
Whens the new thinkpad coming out?

Or better yet, who cares? ;)

edesignuk
Jul 19, 2007, 03:59 AM
I always liked that they were clean and simple <shrug>

Royale w/cheese
Jul 19, 2007, 04:03 AM
Yeah, I can respect that, I have a few hiding somewhere around here.

siurpeeman
Jul 19, 2007, 04:04 AM
i always like the rubber track point. is that what it's called, that rubber nipple-y thing? :)

Royale w/cheese
Jul 19, 2007, 04:06 AM
I always called them eraserheads. Trackpoint I think.

edit: I should have called them nipple-y things. Years Wasted.

edesignuk
Jul 19, 2007, 04:07 AM
i always like the rubber track point. is that what it's called, that rubber nipple-y thing? :)Yeah, it's the nipple <school boy laughter>