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Creator of the Early Portable Computer Kaypro Passes Away

Andrew Kay, whose Kaypro II was an early “luggable” computer that anticipated the laptop, died at 95 on Aug. 28. Launched in 1982, it weighed 29 pounds and sold for $1,795.

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