ISC-Bunker Ramo released a new portable personal computer. Billed as the Ultraportable PC, the Olivetti Quaderno comes with a 20-megabyte hard drive, an 16-MHz processor, eight-hour battery pack, MS-DOS operating system, voice capability, and integrated accessory software. Built-in software includes word processor, calculator, schedule and phone book, file manager, organizer, and voice manager. The voice processing system provides dictation storage, voice annotation, input, and output.
The 2.2-pound computer measures 8.3 inches by 5.8 inches by 1.3 inches. The computer, floppy drive, carrying case, and printer cables sell for $874.