IBM – Personal Computer AT

1980s, Computers and Technology 0 246

Can you believe that before IBM everyone wrote information by hand, typed on typewriters, used outhouses, invented the wheel, and ate raw meat?

In this ancient world, IBM came synonymous with business information management.  So, IBM marketed heavily towards their biggest customer – the business – making technology as well as doing business much more competitive.   The IBM Personal Computer AT (AT stood for “Advanced Technology”) was IBM’s flagship computer on the market in 1984 packing a full 6MHz processing power and Intel processor, making it the first computer that could compete with counting to ten using your hands.

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