Apple computers brought out the macintosh personal computer on january 24 1984 by 1988, more than 45 million computers were in use in the united states the number went up to a billion by 2002. 30 years of the pc: a timeline the last three decades have seen incredible changes in the concept of the personal computer we have the biggest events of the last 30 years. The 1981 launch of the ibm personal computer coined both the term personal computer and pc a personal computer is one intended for interactive individual use, [ citation needed ] , as opposed to a mainframe computer where the end user's requests are filtered through operating staff, or a time-sharing system in which one large processor is shared by many individuals.
A history of the personal computer the people and the technology roy a allan allan publishing london, ontario, canada chapter 2 personal computing in the 1960’s 2/3 21 -- time sharing 2/3 the evolution of the personal computer and related products the book has some emphasis on the technical. From huge machines the size of a small house to devices that fit in your pocket, computers have come a long way in the last five decades tags: personal , computer , pc , apple , microsoft , evolution , commodore 64 , ibm , iphone.
From huge machines the size of a small house to devices that fit in your pocket, computers have come a long way in the last five decades.
The history of the modern personal computer music: michael stearns - voices (chronos. 1983: apple's lisa is the first personal computer with a gui it also features a drop-down menu and icons it also features a drop-down menu and icons it flops but eventually evolves into the macintosh. All iphones up to the iphone5, was created by steve jobs the iphone's new generations were created in 2009, 2008, and 2010 up to the iphone5 created in 2013 an ios was created for the iphone that will manage security and battery power and allows you to interact with the apps the cnc was completed. Fire in the valley: the making of the personal computer mcgraw-hill companies p 463 isbn 978-0-07-135892-7 allan, roy a (2001) a history of the personal computer: the people and the technology allan publishing p 528 isbn 978-0-9689108-0-1 sherman, josepha (2003) the history of the personal computer franklin watts p 64.
Ibm's brand recognition, along with a massive marketing campaign, ignites the fast growth of the personal computer market with the announcement of its own personal computer (pc) the first ibm pc, formally known as the ibm model 5150, was based on a 477 mhz intel 8088 microprocessor and used microsoft´s ms-dos operating system.
Lenovo, china's largest manufacturer of pcs, purchased ibm's personal computer business in 2005, largely to gain access to ibm's thinkpad line of computers and sales force lenovo became the largest manufacturer of pcs in the world with the acquisition, later also acquiring ibm's server line of computers.