The Laptop — Scoobi LAND Sale — 9th Wave

9 min readApr 4, 2022

Eighth wave has ended and the launch of the woofilicious ninth wave is finally here. Monday, April 4th 2022 at 1PM GMT. Opening doors to purchase and own one of the 32 Lands that are going to be listed. As scheduled, the price will increase to 0.3 ETH per parcel.

9th wave is on the ride and we are introducing The Red Planet as a LAND NFT and a new unique perk, The Laptop as EXTRA NFT that will give you access to many more perks in the Scoobiverse overtime.

Sale starts Monday April 4th 2022 on Opensea:

The Red Planet

Not so far from our beautiful blue and green planet there is a red one that makes all of humans dream about settling down on it. A man, is trying harder then anyone else to get there the first, the Musk family last born. But hold on… looks like something is already moving over there! We can’t see really good with the powerful red and fluorescent green gleam coming out of it. Anyway the future Martian colonists cannot bring their building materials with them, but will have to utilize resources they can obtain on-site for construction and shelter.

Flooded by radioactive green water being there since billions years, the redish of the soil and rocks is astonishing. On top of that there is places with some dark red buildings having a sharp architecture that does not look friendly. Millions of small autonomous Uber vessels are constantly moving back and forth because entities are traveling and exchanging a lot of bags.

Vitalik the Alien is helping the Bone Gang to fix their Falcon Heavy to be able to head to mars before Draculon Musk.

Yellow lights are glowing out of those sharp mega-structure and they never turn off their luminous rooms because martians never sleep. Their growth is increasing infinitely since million years now and their production capacities never stop dropping out something. Nominal GDP is 1000x the highest one on earth, which is the USA. Redish like the Communist flag, the Republican Party favorite color or the Lakota Sioux flag, there is a pretty well sophisticated slavery system with piece of papers and virtual numbers that is ruling them all.

And of course there is a beach to entertain and distract the herd, despite the fact that it’s hell hot, also there’s many bubbles with white smoke coming out of them when they reach the surface and pop. This fluo green liquid acidity is a bit high, therefor if you go in it as a normal human not used to it you’ll have your skin pealing. Martians love spending most of their free time having good moment all together on the red sand and deep inside the greenish radioactive water. Mitákuye Oyás’iŋ (All Are Related) like the Sioux ideology of “underlying connection” and “oneness”.

Somehow you will soon know what is happening on this red planet and what Scoobi and Draculon Musk want to do there. Colonizing Mars is definitely the goal for many people, let’s see what is going to happen…

The Laptop

Sale starts Monday April 4th 2022 on Opensea:

A computer is no longer a computer as we knew it. We have become accustomed to seeing computers everywhere: at work, at home, from in our pockets, and from there, basically, everywhere. In today’s digitized world, laptops have become the ultimate workstations.

Developers, business men, armies, scammers, gamers, coders, travelers, backpackers, campers, students, law enforcement, astronauts and many more are using a laptop everyday

These electronic artifacts are also big part of our hurrying evolution as GPU are, but they are the main terminals we use to develop and code all kinds of scripts, scrappers, crawlers, sniffers, automation, virus, worms, threats, database, distributed applications, big data, IoT, blockchains, smart contracts, artificial intelligence and many more. In use everywhere, they make it possible for humans to create awesome virtual spells with some that are able to interact physically with the real world.

The First Laptop

The first portable computer was the IBM 5100, released in September 1975. It weighed 55 pounds (25 kg), which was much lighter and more portable than any other computer to date. It had a five inch CRT display, tape drive, 1.9 MHz PALM processor, and 64 KB of RAM. While not truly a laptop by today’s standards, it paved the way for the development of truly portable computers, i.e., laptops.

IBM 5100 in 1975

Alan Kay came up with the idea of the laptop computer in 1976 while working at Xerox PARC, calling it the Dynabook. He helped develop a prototype of his Dynabook, which was officially named the Xerox Note Taker.

Dynabook or Xerox NoteTaker in 1976

The Grid Compass was designed in 1979 by Bill Moggridge (1943–2012) for Grid Systems Corporation. It was one-fifth the weight of any model equivalent in performance and was used by NASA as part of the space shuttle program in the early 1980’s. As far as technical specs, it featured a 340K byte bubble memory laptop computer system with a die-cast magnesium case and folding electroluminescent graphics display screen.

The Grid Compass designed in 1979 and used by NASA space shuttle program

Gavilan Computer

U.S. engineer Manny Fernandez (born 1946) had the idea for a well-designed laptop for executives who were just starting to use a computer. Fernandez, who started Gavilan Computer Corporation, promoted his machines as the first “laptop” computers in May 1983. Many historians have credited the Gavilan as the first fully functional laptop computer.

The First True Laptop Computer

The computer considered by most historians to be the first truly portable computer was the Osborne 1. Thai born book and software publisher Adam Osborne (1939–2003) was the founder of Osborne Computer Corp, which produced the Osborne 1 in 1981. It was a portable computer that weighed 24 pounds (11 kg) and cost $1,795. For that, users got a five-inch screen, modem port, two 5 1/4 floppy drives, a large collection of bundled software programs and a battery pack. Unfortunately, the short-lived computer company was never successful.

The Osborne 1 in 1981

At the same time Epson released the Epson HX-20 in 1981. It was the first portable computer with a built-in printer.

Epson HX-20 in 1981

Radio Shack released the TRS-80 Model 100 portable computer in the United States in 1983. It featured an LCD, one of the first portable computers with that feature. The TRS-80 Model 100 was originally manufactured by Kyocera and sold in Japan, but later the rights were sold to Radio Shack.

TRS-80 Model 100 in 1983

Commodore released the Commodore SX-64 in 1984, the first portable computer to feature a full-color display screen. It weighed about 20 pounds (9 kg) and sold for $995.

Commodore SX-64 in 1984

IBM released their first laptop, the PC Convertible, in 1986. It weighed 12 pounds (5.4 kg), making it the first laptop under 15 pounds (6.8 kg).

PC Convertible by IBM 1986

in 1987 the U.S. Air Force issued an RFP (request for proposal), leading to the purchase of over 200,000 laptops. The contract for the manufacturing and purchase of these laptops was awarded to Zenith Data Systems. The Air Force’s purchase of such a large number of laptops helped pave the way for the popularity of laptop computers.

released the Vectra Portable CS laptop in 1987. It was one of the first laptops to feature a 3 ½" floppy disk drive capable of using 1.44 MB diskettes.

Vectra Portable CS by HP in 1987

Compaq released their first laptop computer in 1988, the Compaq SLT/286. It was the first battery-powered laptop to feature VGA graphics and an internal hard drive.

1988, the Compaq SLT/286

Apple released their first laptop, the Macintosh Portable, in September 1989. Costing $6500 at release, it did not sell well and was not a popular laptop.

Macintosh Portable in 1989

NEC released the NEC UltraLite in 1989, considered to be the first notebook style laptop, weighing less than 5 pounds (2.3 kg).

NEC UltraLite in 1989

After the flop of their Macintosh Portable laptop, Apple re-worked their laptop concept and released the PowerBook line of laptops in October 1991.

Macintosh PowerBook line of laptops in 1991.

Microsoft and Intel worked together in 1992 to develop and release APM (advanced power management) specification for laptop computers.

APM in the BIOS

Olivetti developed and released the first laptops featuring a touchpad in 1992.

Olivetti touchpad in 1992

IBM released the ThinkPad 775CD in 1994, the first laptop to feature an integrated CD-ROM drive.

ThinkPad 775CD in 1994

Toshiba released the Toshiba Portege 2000 in 2002, the thinnest laptop to be developed at only ¾ of an inch at the thickest part. It also featured the first 1.8-inch hard drive in a laptop. And then released the Toshiba Portege M100 in 2003, which is the first laptop to feature a slim DVD-ROM drive.

Toshiba Portege 2000

At CES 2021, the Consumer Electronics Show which is the most influential tech event in the world, the Aurora 7 Prototype has been publicly revealed. This insane laptop comes with four 17.3-inch monitors with 4K resolution and three 7-inch screens with FHD resolution. The screens come in a mixture of landscape and portrait modes, resulting in a comedic battle station of a laptop.

Aurora 7 laptop opened
Aurora 7 closed

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Confidently you are more cultivated and you know much more about the history of laptops, from the creation with the IBM5100 to nowadays with the Aurora 7 prototype. We have determined that it was important to mint this exclusive NFT to spell out the characteristic importance of laptops during the last decades of the human history.

Sale starts Monday April 4th 2022 on Opensea:

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