Category Archives: PCs
1982 advertisement for the TRS-80 Pocket Computer with Isaac Asimov.
See also Rolling Stone‘s 1984 feature on the Macintosh and The New York Times January 1984 review of the Macintosh and Steve Jobs’ presentation at the Boston Computer Society, January 30, 1984 (also here, at the Computer History Museum)
“We absolutely had no idea what people will do with [the PC] when we started out. The two people it was designed for were Woz and myself because we couldn’t afford to buy a computer kit on the market.” “Man … Continue reading
Today in 1981, IBM announced the IBM Personal Computer, model 5150. The PC featured a 4.77MHz Intel 8088 CPU containing 29,000 transistors, 16KB RAM (64KB standard, expandable to 256KB), 40KB ROM, one or two Tandon brand 5.25-inch floppy drives (160KB capacity), a mono … Continue reading