A personal computer (PC) is a general-purpose computer whose size,
capabilities, and original .... The Apple I as delivered was still a kit computer as it
did not have a power supply, case, or keybo...
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
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 ...
Apr 26, 2014 ... The first personal computers, introduced in 1975, came as kits: The MITS Altair
8800 ... That was also the year Zilog created the Z-80 processor and MOS ...
Radio Shack rolled out the TRS-80; Commodore tapped into the pet rock .... The
Pentium III arrived on the scene in 1999, as did the AMD Athlon, which ...
Sep 8, 2015 ... The computer was born not for entertainment or email but out of a need to solve a
serious number-crunching crisis. By 1880, the U.S. ...
A history of computers and the inventors involved with each computer invention
milestone - a timeline with detailed ... Year/Enter, Computer History ... Computer
Mouse & Windows, Nicknamed the mouse because the tail came out the end.
1946 - First vacuum tube-based computers developed; universities help in ...
1968 - Nixon elected president; riots in many cities break out over civil rights
issues; ... and minicomputer- based instructional program s; 18-year old given the
How did this come about? A computer in 1955 was very large and could not have
fitted into a normal room in a normal sized house. They frequently burned out ...
Non-IBM personal computers were available as early as the mid-1970s, first as ...
IBM's own Personal Computer (IBM 5150) was introduced in August 1981, only a
year after corporate ... that "IBM bringing out a personal computer would be like
teaching an elephant to tap dance. ... Come back in two weeks with a proposal.".
Jan 22, 2009 ... The Apple IIe keyboard was built in to the computer and did away with ... Apple's
first attempt at both a portable computer and “out-of-the-box” functionality. ...
colour that would characterize Apple computers for years to come.