The History of Personal Computers
It is a device that literally has transformed society. The fact you are reading this text this very moment is proof you are using one. Since their introduction to the mass consumer market in the mid 1970s, computers have allowed people to perform an...
The history of the personal computer as mass-market consumer electronic
devices effectively began in 1977 with the introduction of microcomputers,
Today's personal computers are drastically different from the massive, hulking
machines that emerged out of World War II–and the difference isn't only in their ...
Computers for EveryoneComputers evolved primarily for military, scientific,
government, and corporate users with substantial needs…and substantial
"Who invented the computer
?" is not a question with a simple answer. The real answer is that many inventors contributed to the history
and that a computer
is a complex piece of machinery made up of many parts, each of which can be considered a separate inv... More »
Sep 17, 2014 ... Over the next few weeks we'll be taking an extensive look at the history of the
microprocessor and the personal computer, from the invention of ...
Apr 26, 2014 ... Personal computer history doesn't begin with IBM or Microsoft, although Microsoft
was an early participant in the fledgling PC industry.
Personal computers are now a very common item in many houses yet in 1955,
there were only 250 computers in use throughout the world. In 1980, more than ...
This site is under construction but has some nice pictures of some pre-IBM
Sep 8, 2015 ... The history of computers starts with industrial and governmental needs, which led
to ... The first IBM personal computer, introduced on Aug.