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How Laptops Have Changed Over Time

April 30, 2020 7.3k views19 items

Laptops have been a hot commodity since they hit the market in 1981. At the time, they were prohibitively expensive for most users. But as technology exploded in subsequent decades, laptops evolved. 

It's hard to believe screens were so small, functionality was so limited, and keyboards were so bulky. With all that extra bulk, it's no wonder early laptops could weigh upwards of 20 pounds. Today's laptops are much sleeker, lighter, and more versatile - some even have detachable screens. 

See how much laptops have changed over the years below!