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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Home_computer

Home computers were a class of microcomputers entering the market in 1977, and becoming ..... Even basic PCs cost thousands of dollars and were far out of reach for .... It failed for the same reasons as did IBM's PCjr: poor performance and .... During the peak years of the home computer market, scores of models were ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_personal_computers

The history of the personal computer as a mass-market consumer electronic device began with .... The “brain” [computer] may one day come down to our level [of the common people] and help with our income-tax and book-keeping calculations. ..... production problems meant widespread sales did not start until the next year.

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 ...

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.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 ...