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Daily Archives: August 12, 2017

Join Us in Remembering Computer History on the Day the IBM PC was Announced

IBM PC announced

In 1981, IBM announced the release of their new computer.  On this day 36 years ago, the first modern computer was released to the public. It was the IBM 5150 and the pioneer of personal home computing, complete with an innovative design, specifications, and price tag.   But it didn’t run cheap. It was for sale at a staggering $1,565