The IBM ThinkPad: 15 years old today

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by edesignuk, Jul 19, 2007.

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    edesignuk

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  2. macrumors G3

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    The IBM ThinkPad: 15 years old today...

    And looks it.

    Even the latest ones. Heh.
     
  3. macrumors Core

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    Have they ever changed the overall design of them?
     
  4. macrumors 6502a

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    Whens the new thinkpad coming out?

    Or better yet, who cares? ;)
     
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    edesignuk

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    I always liked that they were clean and simple <shrug>
     
  6. macrumors 6502a

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    Yeah, I can respect that, I have a few hiding somewhere around here.
     
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    i always like the rubber track point. is that what it's called, that rubber nipple-y thing? :)
     
  8. macrumors 6502a

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    I always called them eraserheads. Trackpoint I think.

    edit: I should have called them nipple-y things. Years Wasted.
     
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    Yeah, it's the nipple <school boy laughter>
     

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