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1915

hardware   month unknown - Computers - Some history and background #1
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1968

peoplehardwaresoftware and languagesnetwork   DECEMBER - The Mother of All Demos


1972

hardware   APRIL - 8008 microprocessor released by Intel.


1977

hardware   MAY - Apple II, first deliveries
hardware   MAY - The Z80-A becomes available in production quantities
hardware   JUNE - Commodore introduces the PET
hardware   JUNE - Lear-Siegler introduces the ADM-3A Video Display Terminal (VDT)
hardware   JULY - Atari reveals its new VCS video game console
hardware   JULY - First Texas Instruments TI-57 sales
hardware   AUGUST - TRS-80 Model 1 now available
hardware   SEPTEMBER - Bally Professional Arcade is announced
hardware   SEPTEMBER - Heathkit presents its first computer
hardware   OCTOBER - TI launches a new EPROM chip
hardware   OCTOBER - VAX 11/780, the first VAX system
hardware   NOVEMBER - North Star Horizon announced
hardware   month unknown - Building its own S-100 bus based system


1978

hardware   JANUARY - Apple Disk II, the Apple II second birth
hardware   JANUARY - IBM ''Yellowstone''
hardware   APRIL - Exidy announces its Sorcerer
hardware   APRIL - Intel introduces the 8086 microprocessor
hardware   MAY - French Logabax LX-500 launched
hardware   JUNE - Click and Spell
hardware   JULY - Sinclair MK-14
hardware   AUGUST - ABC-80
hardware   AUGUST - University computer lab in 1978
hardware   OCTOBER - 4164
hardware   NOVEMBER - Digital VT-100
hardware   NOVEMBER - Xerox Alto
hardware   DECEMBER - Atari unveils its 400 and 800 home computers


1979

hardware   FEBRUARY - NEC PC-8001, the birth of the Japanese home computer industry
hardware   MARCH - Commodore PET vs Sharp MZ-80K
hardware   APRIL - Zilog Z8000
hardware   MAY - Tandy announces the TRS-80 Model II
hardware   JUNE - Apple announces its third computer, the Apple II+
hardware   JUNE - Texas Instruments TI-99/4, first 16-bit home computer
hardware   JUNE - The 8088, first Intel's really successful CPU



 

  
  
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