Except that you can take it anywhere.
(Try bringing an IBM PC home from the office tonight. Or putting a Macintosh under your airplane seat.)
Free Media Master software lets you transfer files between the Vixen and over 200 other computers, including the MS-DOS format.
Your computing capabilities just expanded over 200 times over.
You get WordStar, MailMerge, SuperCalc 2, MBasic, Osboard, Desolation, Media Maste and Turnkey. Free.
(Try asking your IBM or Apple dealer to throw in mine free software packages with a system!)
You'll get better - and faster - answers to your computing questions than any computer dealer can give you. You can attend group meetings at over 300 locations. Meet Osborne owners and users who are glad to show you all the shortcuts and useful applications they've found for the Osborne. And take advantage of the thousands of public domain packages in FOG's ever-expanding library.
Thinking of buying a new program? Check its track record with FOG members who alread use the package before you invest.
And like all classics, it will outperform the short-term solutions.
Here it is: Portable, powerful, reliable and data-compatible.
If you liked Osborne comuters before, you will absolutely, positively, love the Vixen.
WRITE and edit everything from business correspondence to the Great American Novel with WordStar, the world's best selling word processing package. The Vixen was made for WordStar. No other computer runs it as quickly or neatly.
CALCULATE with SuperCalc 2, a terrific electronic spreadsheet. You'll find no end to the uses of this invaluable budgeting and scheduling management tool.
CREATE custom programs in MBasic, the standard in BASIC languages. Develop your own software for a variety of applications. Let your imagination and ingenuity expand your computing horizons.
GENERATE business graphics with Osboard. Enhance your reports and proposals with charts, graphs and other visual aids on screen, on paper or on presentation slides.
RECREATE with Desolation, the airchair adventure game that puts you in the pilot's seat of a space-age helicopter.
You can, because the Vixen's crisp, clear amber display characters are easier to read than those of much larger desktop computers.
Of course, WordStar gives you automatic carriage returns and word-breaks at the end of each line. And automatic footnotes, page-breaks and page numbers. Plus the ability to rearrange words, sentences, paragraphs, pages or entire documents.
In short, you get all the functionality of a word processor - at a fraction of the cost.
And this powerful writing tool goes anywhere your writing takes you.
There is nothing more ideal for manuscripts, reports, screenplays, term papers - you name it.
Suddenly, you can focus on the words you're writing, instead of the mechanics of writing them.