Linked by umad on Thu 25th Aug 2011 22:51 UTC
Apple I thought OSNews would be a good forum to talk about a matter that has been weighing on my mind lately primarily because the site has been so focused on Apple's patents and litigation as of late. The news that HP, the largest PC manufacturer in the world is spinning off or getting out of this business is what really prompted me to write this article.
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RE[2]: Comment by phoudoin
by phoudoin on Fri 26th Aug 2011 21:01 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by phoudoin"
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You right, indeed.
The pioneer personal computers weren't PC, yes.
But it's when companies switched to personal computers instead of mainframe terminals (or typewriters, or well paper and pen :-) ) that the personal computers grew, and they goes by IBM's PC first to replace IBM terminals, and then PC clones, which in turn made people switched at home to the same kind of computers.

I was an Sinclair Spectrum owner and an Atari ST at this time. These early pioneers didn't survived it. Apple is the only survivor of this period in fact.

Mainstream people, them, began with either a PC at office or, for a few of them, a Mac.

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