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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer

A computer is a device that can be instructed to carry out arbitrary sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically. The ability of computers to follow generalized sets of operations, called .... Early digital computers were electromechanical; electric switches drove mechanical relays to perform the calculation.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_personal_computers

The history of the personal computer as a mass-market consumer electronic device began with ... Early personal computers – generally called microcomputers – were sold often in electronic kit form and in limited numbers, ..... IBM 5100 was a desktop computer introduced in September 1975, six years before the IBM PC.

www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000984.htm

Jun 27, 2017 ... The complete history of when the first computer was invented, ... About 44,000 Programma 101 computers were sold, each with a price tag of ...

www.computerhistory.org/timeline/computers

That same year in Germany, engineer Konrad Zuse built his Z2 computer, also ... related to the invention of the computer, which was resolved in 1973 when it .... While many early digital computers were based on similar designs, such as the ...

www.history.com/topics/inventions/invention-of-the-pc

Time magazine named the personal computer its 1982 "Man of the Year." ... Before microprocessors were invented, computers needed a separate ...

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

Sep 6, 2017 ... The history of computers starts with industrial and governmental ... it took more than seven years to tabulate the U.S. Census results. ... 1947: William Shockley, John Bardeen and Walter Brattain of Bell Laboratories invent the ...

overtheair.org/blog/2012/04/when-was-the-first-computer-invented

Apr 27, 2012 ... In 1822, Charles Babbage purposed and began developing the Difference Engine, considered to be the first automatic computing engine that ...

techland.time.com/2011/11/10/who-really-invented-the-computer

Nov 10, 2011 ... If someone up and asked you "who invented the computer," how would ... Computers ... a hundred years before the idea was put forth in its modern form by ... The problem: Where the Difference Engine's plans were complete, ...

readanddigest.com/history-of-computer

Aug 16, 2012 ... The era for modern age computing is said to be started in the year 1837 when Charles Babbage invented first programmable computer to perform ... by Intel and computers with IC's were highly reliable, fastest and less pricey.