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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Home_computer

Home computers were a class of microcomputers entering the market in 1977, and becoming .... A few years after coming to market the C-64 would sell some 2 million units ... Even basic PCs cost thousands of dollars and were far out of reach for ... eventually (inevitably, it seemed) come to dominate the computer business ...

www.computerhistory.org/timeline/computers

That same year in Germany, engineer Konrad Zuse built his Z2 computer, also using telephone .... Wilkes' ideas grew out of the Moore School lectures he had attended three years earlier. ... Tracks on the drum did the mathematical integration.

www.livescience.com/20718-computer-history.html

Sep 6, 2017 ... The computer was born not for entertainment or email but out of a ... that it took more than seven years to tabulate the U.S. Census results. .... I was the technical brains — I figured out how to do it, and did it, and documented it.

lowendmac.com/2014/personal-computer-history-the-first-25-years

Apr 26, 2014 ... Personal computer history doesn't begin with IBM or Microsoft, ... Radio Shack rolled out the TRS-80; Commodore tapped into the pet rock craze .... The Pentium III arrived on the scene in 1999, as did the AMD Athlon, which ...

www.reference.com/history/did-first-computer-come-out-8cc72ea58da376a7

The Z3, designed in Germany by Konrad Zuse and completed in 1941, is widely considered to be the first programmable computer. While later computers were ...

www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000984.htm

Jun 27, 2017 ... The complete history of when the first computer was invented, ... No 2 for the bicentennial year of Babbage's birth and later completed the ...

www.historylearningsite.co.uk/inventions-and-discoveries-of-the-twentieth-century/the-personal-computer

Citation: C N Trueman "The Personal Computer" ... Personal computers are now a very common item in many houses yet in 1955, ... How did this come about? ... They frequently burned out and had a tendency to attract moths into the ... It went on sale in 1979 and within 4 years it had sold 700,000 copies at $250 a time.

www.zdnet.com/article/the-history-of-tablet-computers-a-timeline

Mar 3, 2014 ... But where did all these tablets spring from? ... They petered out in pre-iPad days and came back as today's small form-factor tablets). ... I did remember the days of Microsoft Tablet PC since the years before when iPad shows ...

www.autotrader.com/car-news/when-did-cars-get-computerized-264028

When did computers start sneaking their way under our hoods? ... the distributorless system its start; they introduced DIS in several cars for the 1987 model year. ... out there who have no idea what could possibly have come before solid-state ...