The IBM ThinkPad 235 was a Japan-exclusive subnotebook from the late 90s…that you could buy elsewhere in the world under a different brand name.
Laptop Pics page on the ThinkPad 235: https://laptop.pics/chandra
ThinkPad 235 specifications page (Japanese): https://www.ibm.com/common/ssi/ShowDoc.wss?docURL=/common/ssi/rep_ca/3/760/MBL98063/index.html
Popular Science, April 1998.
Epson Endeavor TK-300 photo: https://pc.watch.impress.co.jp/docs/article/980713/epson.jpg
PC World, November 1997.
PC World, May 1998.
"Where in the world is Nimesh Desai?", Peter Golden, EDN. https://www.edn.com/where-in-the-world-is-nimesh-desai
PC Magazine, January 1998.
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Epidemic Sound (http://www.epidemicsound.com).
Intro music by BoxCat Games (http://www.box-cat.com).