The IBM Personal Computer, commonly known as the IBM PC, is the original
version and ..... IBM could not only use its own hardware and make a profit with "
Acorn". ... Another aspect of IBM...
Non-IBM personal computers were available as early as the mid-1970s, first as ...
Drawing on its pioneering SCAMP (Special Computer, APL Machine .... and IBM
Product Centers to make the IBM PC available to the broadest set of customers.
Apollo Computer unveils its first workstation, its DN100 ... The IBM PC
revolutionized business computing by becoming the first PC to gain widespread
May 7, 2016 ... The 5150 "PC" wasn't IBM's first attempt at a compact, stand alone ... and create
their own version of the PC, and cut into IBM's market. ... It cost Compaq US$1
million to create an IBM-compatible ROM BIOS that did not violate ...
In July of 1980, IBM representatives met for the first time with Microsoft's Bill
Gates ... However, IBM decided to stick with making their own personal computer
Aug 12, 2011 ... For 30 years the IBM PC has dictated our digital lives. ... There was a choice of
monochrome or CGA (16-color) display ... which allowed other companies to
make and sell PC-compatible hardware ... Also, it should be noted that the first
successful personal computer was NOT from IBM... it was the Apple II.
Aug 12, 2011 ... 1981: IBM introduces the 5150 personal computer. ... For an operating system,
IBM first went to Digital Research, which had developed ... IBM unveiled its new
baby in Boca Raton and at New York City's Waldorf Astoria hotel.
First mechanical computer or automatic computing engine concept ... Engine was
capable of computing several sets of numbers and making hard copies of the
results. .... IBM introduced its first personal computer called the IBM PC in 1981.
Aug 12, 2016 ... The IBM 5150, the company's first PC, went on sale in August 1981 ... "We
believe its performance, reliability and ease of use make it the most ...
Aug 11, 2011 ... When IBM released its first personal computer, the 5150, 30 years ago, ... (Did I
mention that I have a one-year-old at my house?) ... Somewhere along the way, I
decided to add a second 360KB floppy drive to make my journey ...