Slideshow: The World's Weirdest Portable Computers!

21 peculiar - and patented - portables. Kids, don't try this (or buy this) at home.

By Harry McCracken, PC World |  Offbeat, laptop, patents

Portable Computer for Dual, Rotatable Screens

Patent filed May 18th, 2007

This patent covers a variety of approaches to laptops with hinged double screens. Like other patent drawings for dual-displayed notebooks, these look almost elegant; the HED are way more clunky. You can tell these ones are cool by the way the blissed-out guy in the drawing clutches one so tightly.

More patent nostalgia:

Mice

Electronic games

Handheld sports games

PCs of the 1980s

Microsoft's animated helpers

Apple products

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