The 25 greatest PCs of all time

The 25 greatest PCs of all time

IBM's first PC, announced on August 12, 1981, was far from the first personal computer - but, when it arrived,...

September 27th, 2006 PC World editors

Meet the movers behind the first PC

Meet the movers behind the first PC

Although few outside of the world of computer research might know who they are, Bob Taylor, Alan Kay, Charles “Chuck”...

September 30th, 2004 Stuart J. Johnston

Canadian inventor is the father of microcomputing

Canadian inventor is the father of microcomputing

It took last year’s 30th anniversary of the personal computer for the IT community at large to discover its originator...

September 2nd, 2004 Ryan B. Patrick

IBM toasts PC

IBM toasts PC

In 1981, enabling a computer to produce a sound like a kazoo was an accomplishment, and one David Bradley was...

August 23rd, 2001 Julie Clow

IBM celebrates twentieth anniversary of the PC

IBM celebrates twentieth anniversary of the PC

In 1981, enabling a computer to produce a sound like a kazoo was an accomplishment and one David Bradley was...

August 2nd, 2001 Julie Clow