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 and its main competitor, Sun Microsystems, optimized their machines to
run ... The IBM PC revolutionized business computing by becoming the first PC to
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 ...
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 ...
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, 2011 ... IBM introduces the 5150 personal computer. ... For an operating system, IBM first
went to Digital Research, which had developed CP/M. ... IBM unveiled its new
baby in Boca Raton and at New York City's Waldorf Astoria hotel.
The IBM 610 was the first personal computer, in the sense that it was the first
computer ... its world-conquering PC in 1981 (the CS-9000 was ready before the
PC but ... Grosch  says "Lentz's 610 did not exist even in prototype when I left
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
Jun 21, 2011 ... "And the thing that IBM did that changed history, frankly, and all of us are ... "IBM
didn't invent the personal computer but they don't know that," Cringley titles his
blog post. ... "Although calling Roberts the inventor makes sense only in the ...
developed "the first commercially suc...