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Old Sep 9, 2012, 07:10 PM   #1
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Bill Moggridge

Bill Moggridge, a British industrial designer who designed an early portable computer with the flip-open shape that is common today, has died. He was 69.
Okay fanboys you can now post the Jobs was the inventor of the laptop.
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Old Sep 9, 2012, 09:08 PM   #2
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Thanks for posting this. But why sully it with a snide comment about Apple fans and Steve Jobs?

Sadly, the pioneers of personal computing are getting to the age where these passings are going to become more and more frequent.

Here's a link to the AP story on his death:

http://news.yahoo.com/early-laptop-d...--finance.html

RIP, Mr. Moggridge.
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Old Sep 10, 2012, 07:10 AM   #3
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Bill Moggridge, a British industrial designer who designed an early portable computer with the flip-open shape that is common today, has died. He was 69.
Okay fanboys you can now post the Jobs was the inventor of the laptop.

And with this, I'm now in the anti-Apple guys are worse than the fanboys.
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And with this, I'm now in the anti-Apple guys are worse than the fanboys.
Agreed. I wish I could downvote the OP.
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