Personal computers

2017-07-27T22:29:20+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true History of computer hardware in Soviet Bloc countries, History of personal computers, IMac, Macintosh, PC game, Personal computer, Asus Eee Top, EMac, FM Towns, Mac Pro, Canon Cat, Home theater PC, Commodore 128, Commodore PET, EVO Smart Console, Hyperion (computer), One Per Desk, HP 9845C, Philips :YES, Apple IIGS, Fujitsu Micro 16s, Galeb (computer), IMKO-1, Research Machines 380Z, Actrix (computer), Advance 86, Amstrad PCW, Olivetti P6060, Sord M23P, Zenith Z-89, Sphere 1, White box (computer hardware), MSN Companion, HP 110, Atari TT030, Xerox 820, Programma 101, Compucolor II, Durango F85, FM-11, TIM-011, New Internet Computer, Telikin, Epson QX-10, History of tablet computers, Data General-One, P535, Rainbow 100, Acer Aspire Notebook flashcards Personal computers
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  • History of computer hardware in Soviet Bloc countries
    The history of computing hardware in the former Soviet Bloc is somewhat different from that of the Western world.
  • History of personal computers
    Although some mainframe, minicomputers had been designed as single-user systems in the 1970s, and home computers such as the Atari 800, released in 1978, and the BBC Micro, released in 1981, together with programmable calculators such as the HP 9800 series released in 1971 were available, the history of the personal computer as a mass-market consumer electronic device began in 1981 with the launch of the IBM Personal Computer that coined both the term Personal Computer and PC.
  • IMac
    iMac is a range of all-in-one Macintosh desktop computers designed and built by Apple Inc.
  • Macintosh
    The Macintosh (/ˈmækᵻntɒʃ/ MAK-in-tosh; (branded as Mac since 1998) is a series of personal computers (PCs) designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc. Steve Jobs introduced the original Macintosh computer on January 10, 1984. This was the company's first mass-market personal computer featuring an integral graphical user interface and mouse. This first model was later renamed to "Macintosh 128k" for uniqueness amongst a populous family of subsequently updated models which are also based on Apple's same proprietary architecture. Since 1998, Apple has largely phased out the Macintosh name in favor of "Mac", though the product family has been nicknamed "Mac" or "the Mac" since the development of the first model.
  • PC game
    PC games, also known as computer games or personal computer games, are video games played on a personal computer rather than a dedicated video game console or arcade machine.
  • Personal computer
    A personal computer (PC) is a general-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and price make it feasible for individual use.
  • Asus Eee Top
    The Asus Eee Top (with the second word pronounced /ˈiː/) is a touch screen all-in-one desktop computer designed by Asus and released in November 2008.
  • EMac
    The eMac, short for education Mac, is a Macintosh desktop computer made by Apple Inc.
  • FM Towns
    The FM Towns (エフエムタウンズ Efu Emu Taunzu) system is a Japanese PC variant, built by Fujitsu from February 1989 to the summer of 1997.
  • Mac Pro
    The Mac Pro line is a series of Intel Xeon–based workstation and server computers manufactured by Apple Inc.
  • Canon Cat
    The Canon Cat was a task-dedicated, desktop computer released by Canon Inc.
  • Home theater PC
    An HTPC and other convergence devices integrate components of a home theater into a unit co-located with a home entertainment system.
  • Commodore 128
    The Commodore 128, also known as the C128, C-128, C= 128, or occasionally CBM 128, is the last 8-bit home computer that was commercially released by Commodore Business Machines (CBM).
  • Commodore PET
    The Commodore PET (Personal Electronic Transactor) is a line of home/personal computers produced starting in 1977 by Commodore International.
  • EVO Smart Console
    EVO Smart Console (originally called Evo: Phase One) is a media PC and video game console marketed in the seventh generation era, and produced by Envizions.
  • Hyperion (computer)
    The Hyperion is an early portable computer that vied with the Compaq Portable to be the first portable IBM PC compatible.
  • One Per Desk
    The One Per Desk, or OPD, was an innovative hybrid personal computer/telecommunications terminal based on the hardware of the Sinclair QL.
  • HP 9845C
    The HP 9845C was one of the first desktop computers in 1980 equipped with color screen and light pen for design and illustration work.
  • Philips :YES
    The Philips :YES was a home computer/personal computer released by Philips in 1985.
  • Apple IIGS
    The Apple IIGS (styled as IIGS) is the fifth and most powerful model in the Apple II series of personal computers produced by Apple Computer.
  • Fujitsu Micro 16s
    The Fujitsu Micro 16s was a business personal computer from Fujitsu that was launched in 1983, around the same time as the launch of the original IBM-PC/XT.
  • Galeb (computer)
    Galeb (en. Seagull) was an 8-bit computer developed by the PEL Varaždin company in Yugoslavia in the early 1980s.
  • IMKO-1
    The IMKO-1 (Bulgarian: Индивидуален микро компютър (ИМКО-1), Individualen Micro KOmputer, Individual micro computer) was the first Bulgarian personal computer, built in 1979 in Pravetz, Bulgaria.
  • Research Machines 380Z
    The Research Machines 380Z (often called the RML 380Z or RM 380Z) was an early 8-bit microcomputer produced by Research Machines in Oxford, England, from 1977 to 1985.
  • Actrix (computer)
    The Actrix computer, released in 1984 by Actrix Computer Corporation, was a Zilog Z80-based transportable personal computer running CP/M-80 V2.
  • Advance 86
    Advance 86 by Advance Technology was manufactured by Ferranti.
  • Amstrad PCW
    The Amstrad PCW series is a range of personal computers produced by British company Amstrad from 1985 to 1998, and also sold under licence in Europe as the "Joyce" by the German electronics company Schneider in the early years of the series' life.
  • Olivetti P6060
    The Olivetti P6060 was the first personal computer with a built-in floppy disk.
  • Sord M23P
    The Sord M23P was a "luggable" Japanese personal computer (weighed about 9 kg), manufactured by Sord Corp.
  • Zenith Z-89
    The Z-89 was a personal computer produced by Zenith Data Systems (ZDS) in the early 1980s.
  • Sphere 1
    The Sphere I was a personal computer completed in 1975 by Michael Donald Wise of Sphere Corporation, of Bountiful, Utah.
  • White box (computer hardware)
    In computer hardware, a white box is a personal computer or server without a well-known brand name.
  • MSN Companion
    The MSN Companion was a small-scale personal computer terminal that was designed for easy access to MSN services on the Internet, such as Hotmail, while still being cheap and easy to use.
  • HP 110
    The Hewlett-Packard HP 110 (aka HP Portable) was an MS-DOS compatible portable computer released in 1984.
  • Atari TT030
    The Atari TT030 is a member of the Atari ST family, released in 1990.
  • Xerox 820
    The Xerox 820 was an 8-bit desktop computer sold by Xerox in the early 1980s.
  • Programma 101
    The Olivetti Programma 101, also known as Perottina or P101, is the first commercial programmable "desktop computer".
  • Compucolor II
    The Compucolor II was an early color home computer product introduced in 1976 by Compucolor Corporation of Norcross, Georgia USA.
  • Durango F85
    The Durango F85 was an early Personal computer introduced in 1977 by Durango Systems Corporation.
  • FM-11
    The FM-11 (Fujitsu Micro 11) was a business computer announced by Fujitsu in November 1982.
  • TIM-011
    TIM 011 was an educational or Personal computer for school microcomputer developed by Mihajlo Pupin Institute of Serbia in 1987.
  • New Internet Computer
    The New Internet Computer (NIC) was a Linux-based internet appliance released July 6, 2000 by Larry Ellison's New Internet Computer Company.
  • Telikin
    Telikin is a brand of touch-screen computer marketed primarily to senior citizens and those who may be uncomfortable or unable to access a traditional keyboard and mouse computer.
  • Epson QX-10
    The Epson QX-10 is a microcomputer running CP/M or TPM-III (CP/M-80 compatible) which was introduced in 1983.
  • History of tablet computers
    The tablet computer and the associated special operating software is an example of pen computing technology, and thus the development of tablets has deep historical roots.
  • Data General-One
    The Data General-One (DG-1) was a portable personal computer introduced in 1984 by minicomputer company Data General.
  • P535
    The Asus P535 is a high performance Pocket PC(PPC) that was designed for business managers.
  • Rainbow 100
    The Rainbow 100 was a microcomputer introduced by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) in 1982.
  • Acer Aspire Notebook
    Aspire is a series of personal computers by Acer Inc.