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I can't believe people are falling for this...

TruePaige

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Nah, it just means they thought of something neat like that.

Like Flying cars in the 60's.
 

nakedfrog

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The styling cues are very reminiscent of the Apple IIc, but yes, still utter shens.
 

Demon-Xanth

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I think it could be real.

Real as in a design concept. (ie: non functioning, testing out the market's reaction)
 

nakedfrog

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I think the resolution on that screen is much too high for 83. Plus that appears to be an e-check or something on the screen in the top shot.
 

ultimatebob

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The interface looks a lot like the original Mac, which was released in 1984. It's quite possible to have a non-working prototype that looks like that back then.
 

Shadowknight

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I can't find the web page but they're are lots of neat inventions that never made it to market. Example: in the 1950's they created a thin screen tv (with a lot of electronics in the base with the thin screen on top). Due to the expense and the issues with getting the geometry right, it was never put into production. So... the idea of advanced tech that we've never heard of isn't unlikely.
 

Shawn

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I don't think it's shens. I just think it's a design prototype as others have said.
 

Rubycon

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Who said it had to be an LCD?

It's probably an Etch A Sketch!

Yeah they had those long before 1983.

Any geek knows nothing special happened until 1984. ;)
 

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