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Apple is Not the Last PC Maker from the Mac Era: HP is Still Here

Andy Williams/ January 24, 2014/ Computer Repair/ 0 comments

Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, recently claimed that Apple is the only computer company left from the early days of. … 1968: 1st “personal computer ” – First programmable scientific desktop calculator: The HP 9100A – virtually the first PC – stores programs on a magnetic card and can solve science and engineering problems 10 times faster than most other machines

“Microsoft Windows Forever and Ever?” (Windows Magazine, June …

Andy Williams/ September 18, 2013/ Computer Repair/ 0 comments

[Here's another article I published back in 1996, this one predicting the problems that Microsoft would face as it continued to advance the Windows operating system. While I didn't anticipate in this article the rise of post- PC devices, nor the return of Steve Jobs to Apple and subsequent transformation of NeXTstep into OS X, I was spot-on in predicting that 95% of desktops would still be running Windows in 2006; it's pretty much that same percentage (91%) today.