Big Power, Tiny Package

Power, Tiny Package

Even in this dreary phase, the computer industry has a few bright lights. The most dependable star right now is Houston-based Compaq, which makes IBM- compatible desktop and portable machines. Started less than eight years ago, Compaq is expected to reach sales of $3 billion in 1989. Last week the company did it again. Compaq introduced its eagerly awaited LTE, a laptop machine that packs all the power of a desktop computer into a package small enough to fit into a briefcase. The notebook-size machine has a standard keyboard and an easy-to-read backlit screen. Most important, the 6-lb. machine is the...

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