Brief History of the PC

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Brief History of the PC

  1. 1. Week 2: A Brief History of the PC
  2. 2. The First Personal Computer The Altair 8800, 1975 $395 for a do-it-yourself kit or $498 for a fully assembled unit. 256 bytes of memory “Hackers” flocked to the machine. Within three months, Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry Systems received 4,000 orders.

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