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  • Mac Computers vs. Personal Computers

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    Mac Computers vs. Personal Computers Starting in the 1980s computer systems have become an essential part of our lives. Steve Jobs created the first personal computer called the Altair 8800 costing 379 US dollars and later on Bill Gates created Microsoft Disk Operating System which would grow to become Windows Operating System. Throughout the year’s computers have been an ever growing market and have officially changed the way we work. Still to this day people clash at which computer system is better

  • Personal Computer and Mac

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    Most people want the best of the best when they are making a big purchase, so when buying a new computer it is important to remember to look at the facts and pay less attention to the adds. Manufacturers often slander their competitors, making it difficult to make an educated decision on your next computer purchase. Today there are two types of computer that dominate the market, PC (personal computer) and Macintosh (Mac for short). I am not the first person to compare the two manufacturers, this

  • The Personal Computer The Greatest Invention

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    Personal Computers: The Greatest Invention Since 1898 When you think about the worlds greatest recent invention what usually comes to mind? Many people would say that the personal computer and modern computers in general are the greatest recent invention. This is primarily because the world has experienced a boom in technology recently. You might even be one of the many people that consider the personal computer the best invention. While in recent years they have been used for social websites instead

  • The Pros And Cons Of Personal Computers

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    a dilemma of starting from Mac or PC in their life with computers. Before making a comparison of the different types of computers, nevertheless, one most indispensable crux is to clarify the distinctions between PCs and Macs. Actually, many people easily makes the common mistake, a Mac is not a “PC”, which originally stands for “personal computer”. In fact, a Mac is a personal computer; moreover, a Mac is an extraordinary personal computer that enables varies manipulators to express their ideas with

  • Personal Computer: The Microprocessor And The Computer Industry

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    1. Until very recently, computers were reserved only for the government and major companies; even the idea of a regular person owning a personal computer seemed ridiculous. They were too expensive and too large for the average person to own. However, this all changed with the invention of the microprocessor and the later development of personal computer kits (and subsequent hobbyist communities) and software. The microprocessor made the development of personal computers possible. According to Martin

  • The Evolution of Personal Computers

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    Outline Personal Computers Thesis: Personal computers today are by far superior to personal computers of 40 years ago. In today's society almost every American family owns at least one personal computer. The personal computer technology has grown greatly improving the personal computer industry. New models change every year. Each year more and more improvements are made. Personal computers today are by far superior to personal computers of 40 years ago. The operation of personal computers

  • Essay On Personal Computer

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    History of the Personal Computer The first personal computer took up an entire room. ENIAC was 1,800 square feet in size and only did a few basic functions. Modern day PCs have more processing power, which means the user can do multiple tasks at one time. Personal computers have drastically changed since its invention. All in all, personal computers have gotten cheaper, smaller, and can do more than one function. In the first place, personal computers cost more than the average family income. During

  • Buying A Personal Computer

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    In our report we hope to provide a helpful and detailed guide to buying a personal computer. Our aim is to be able to meet our student’s needs without exceeding our budget. We will cover input, output and storage devices and provide a realistic and practical advice for the buyer. We have chosen to find two PC’s within our budget one of the PC’s is a bottom of the range inexpensive PC from PC World which may seem like you are getting a deal. However, when we have concluded our report you will see

  • Essay On Personal Computer

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    1975 when the first personal computer Altair 8800 was invented by an ex air force officer from Georgia, Ed Roberts. His motivation was his interest of having a personal computer to play with, since computer back then was scarce and was difficult to come across. The Altair 8800 was invented in Albuquerque New Mexico where Ed Roberts was running his calculator business called MITS. It was believed that Ed Robert’s Altair was the spark that started the fire, and gave personal computer a chance to be seen

  • A Brief History of Personal Computers

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    A Brief History of Personal Computers The electronic computer is a relatively modern invention; the first fully operable computer was developed about 50 years ago, at the end of World War II, by a team at the University of Pennsylvania's Moore School of Engineering. This team was headed by John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert, who named the new machine ENIAC, for Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator. ENIAC was hardly a personal computer, occupying a large room and weighing about 33 tons