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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Personal_computer

A personal computer (PC) is a multi-purpose electronic computer whose size, capabilities, and .... It did not meet further definitions of affordable or easy to use. .... In the same year, the NEC PC-98 was introduced, which was a very popular personal ... Desktop computers come in a variety of styles ranging from large vertical ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Home_computer

Home computers were a class of microcomputers entering the market in 1977, and becoming .... During the peak years of the home computer market, scores of models were produced, usually as individual design ... In the late 1970s, the 6502-based Apple II series had carved out a niche for itself in business, thanks to the ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_personal_computers

The history of the personal computer as a mass-market consumer electronic device began with .... End users generally did not directly interact with the machine, but instead would prepare tasks for the computer on off-line .... IBM 5100 was a desktop computer introduced in September 1975, six years before the IBM PC. It was ...

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.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 ...

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

Apr 26, 2014 ... The first personal computers, introduced in 1975, came as kits: The MITS ... 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, ...

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

Sep 8, 2015 ... The computer was born not for entertainment or email but out of a need ... that it took more than seven years to tabulate the U.S. Census results.

www.quora.com/unanswered/When-did-personal-computers-first-come-out

Personal Computers ... When will Gta 5 come out for pc or will it? ... The next step from what you're saying is prosecutors telling juries, “Of course he did it! ... Today on my flight, I sat down next to a 10 year old girl who was travelling from ...

www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000984.htm

The complete history of when the first computer was invented, including all types ... year of Babbage's birth and later completed the printing mechanism in 2000.

homepage.cs.uri.edu/faculty/wolfe/book/Readings/Reading03.htm

This chapter is a brief summary of the history of Computers. ... The transistor promised to solve all of these problems and it did so. ... By 1984, Apple and IBM had come out with new models. ... That brings us up to about ten years ago.