In March 1982 the Portable Computer was withdrawn from marketing. But the first personal computers were produced in 1978 in IBM Administrative Office. IBM personal computers launched in 1981. The Development of IBM Personal Computer Cont.
Technical Description of IBM Personal Computers
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Questions FORTRAN is a short term for : FOR_______ TRAN________. Answer: Formula Translator
IBM CEO goes with which product: Electrostatic storage tube memory. IBM 701 EDPM. IBM 5100. Punch Card tabulating Machines. Answer: d Questions Cont.
When was the first Personal Computer Developed? 1975. 1978. 1980. 1981. Answer: b Questions Cont.
Questions Cont. What’s new in IBM 5520? Enhanced softwares and other arithmetic functions. Easy access to files and documents. New system and softwares. Answer: a
What is COBOL? Easy programming language. High level programming language. First oldest programming language used. Second oldest programming language used.