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Hassan Elmasri

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The History of the Computer
The Abacus
3000 B.C
IBM 1401
Micral N
Apple I (or 1)
Commodore PET
Alienware M14x
Macintosh 128K
Works Cited
-Developed due to people needing to count more than their number of fingers.
-Developed in China
-Programed using plug boards and switches
-Crusaders failed, due to not holding out long enough
-Known as a second generation computer, which used a transistor to consume less power, produce less heat, and were also smaller than the previous generation (ex. ENIAC)
Allowed people to count, while having another free hand.
-Known to be the first microcomputer
-Came with a keyboard and monitor, which was an exception at the time.
-First apple computer.
-Created by Steve Wozniak, and marketed by Steve Jobs.
- One of the many computers that falls under the "Second Generation" Microcomputer Category.
- Was easier to use than the previous generation due to the dropping of binary code, and being able to issue more easier, understandable commands.
-First commercial computer to sport a graphic user interface (GUI)
-Had a handle at the top, to make it easier to carry around
-Introduced as a replacement for the popular M15x
-Had the ability to support an i7 processor, one of the highest end gaming laptops of the 21st century.
Hassan Elmasri
-Used a vacuum tube for cooling
- This followed the invention of the first disk drive, created by IBM in 1956, the IBM 350 RAMAC
-Sported an Intel 8008 microprocessor
-An early micro computer that came with a kit( Meaning a keyboard and monitor).
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