That's Issac Asimov hawking Tandy Computers in 1982.
The Trash (sorry, TRS)-80. Dig that TV standard resolution and a whole 16k of RAM. Throw in an 8 inch floppy drive and copies of Super-Bustout and Electric Pencil and you're in the realm of science fiction. Ah, those were the days; heady times when the personal computer was new and exciting.
Good luck finding a famous science fiction author to endorse Vista today.
Of course, if you want 'maximum user convenience,' you really need one of these: