The Atari Portfolio, launched by Atari in 1989, was the first PC-compatible palmtop computer. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1567x1352, 346 KB) An Atari Portfolio. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1567x1352, 346 KB) An Atari Portfolio. ... Image File history File links Atari_bot. ... Image File history File links Atari_bot. ... The Vintage Computer Festivals 2005 motif. ... For the concept Atari (å½ãã) in the board game of Go, see Atari (go term). ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Palm IIIxe PDA Personal digital assistants (PDAs or palmtops) are handheld devices that were originally designed as personal organizers, but became much more versatile over the years. ...
It is a PC XT compatible as it is built around a V30 CPU (clone 8086 by NEC). The standard version has 128 KB of RAM. It uses a card expansion port for removable memory, which is unfortunately not compatible with PCMCIA. The PCMCIA is the Personal Computer Memory Card International Association, an industry trade association that creates standards for notebook computer peripheral devices. ...
There is an expansion port on the right side of computer. Parallel, serial or even MIDI expansion modules exist.
Portfolio has an LCD without backlight.
Atari did not develop the Portfolio itself but licenced it from DiP.
The Portfolio appears in the film Terminator 2: Judgment Day, where it is used by the young John Connor to bypass security on an ATM ("Fedteller") with a dongle (Atari's Parallel Interface) and a security door keycard system. Though this trick was fictitious, a similar application was developed for the Portfolio in the early '90s to crack Simplex doorlocks at MIT. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (commonly abbreviated T2) is a 1991 movie directed by James Cameron and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, and Robert Patrick. ... Outdoor ATMs may be free-standing, like this kiosk, or built into the side of banks or other buildings An automatic teller machine, automated teller machine (ATM) or cash machine is an electronic device that allows a banks customers to make cash withdrawals and check their account balances without... A dongle is a small hardware device that connects to a computer to authenticate some piece of software. ...
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