ABC 1600 ABC 1600 was a personal computer from Luxor that was introduced in 1985.
ABC 800 The Luxor ABC 800 series are office-versions of the ABC 80 home computer.
Acer Aspire Aspire is a series of personal computers by Acer Inc. aimed at the casual household user or for small business use.
Acer Aspire Desktop Aspire is a series of personal computers by Acer Inc. aimed at the casual household user or for small business use.
Acer Aspire Notebook Aspire is a series of personal computers by Acer Inc. aimed at the casual household user or for small business use.
Acer Iconia The Acer Iconia is a series of touch screen tablet pc made by Acer and unveiled on 23 November 2010.
Acorn A7000 The A7000 and A7000+ were Acorn Computers's entry level computer based on the Risc PC architecture.
Acorn Archimedes The Acorn Archimedes was Acorn Computers' first general purpose home computer to be based on their own ARM architecture.
Actrix (computer) The Actrix computer, released in 1984 by Actrix Computer Corporation, was a Zilog Z80-based transportable personal computer running CP/M-80 V2.2.
Amiga The Amiga is a family of personal computers sold by Commodore in the 1980s and 1990s.
Amstrad PCW The Amstrad PCW series was a range of personal computers produced by British company Amstrad from 1985 to 1998, and also sold under licence in Europe as the "Joyce" by the German electronics com...
Apple FileWare FileWare floppy disk drives and diskettes were designed by Apple Computer as a higher-performance alternative to the Disk II and Disk III floppy systems used on the Apple II and Apple /// person...
Apple IIGS The Apple IIGS (stylized as II) is the fifth and most powerful model in the Apple II series of personal computers produced by Apple Computer.
Apple Lisa The Lisa is a personal computer designed by Apple Computer, Inc. during the early 1980s.
Aster CT-80 The Aster CT-80, an early home/personal computer developed by the small Dutch company MCP (later renamed to Aster Computers), was sold in its first incarnation as a kit for hobbyists.
Atari Falcon The Atari Falcon030 Computer System was Atari Corporation's final computer product.
Atari MEGA STE The Atari Mega STE was Atari Corporation's last ST series personal computer, released in 1991.
Atari ST The Atari ST is a home computer released by Atari Corporation in June 1985.
Atari TT030 The Atari TT030 is a member of the Atari ST family, originally intended to be a high end Unix workstation, however Atari took two years to release a port of Unix SVR4 for the TT, which prevented...
BeBox The BeBox was a short-lived dual processor personal computer, offered by Be Inc. to run the company's own operating system, BeOS. Notable aspects of the system include its CPU configuration, I/O...
Beige box In consumer computer products, a beige box is a standard personal computer (PC).
Blade PC A blade PC is a form of client or personal computer (PC).
Bondwell Bondwell was a US manufacturer of personal computers during the 1980s.
Canon Cat The Canon Cat was a task-dedicated, desktop computer released by Canon Inc. in 1987 at a price of 1495 USD. On the surface it was not unlike the dedicated word processors popular in the late 197...
CloniZER CloniZER or Clonizer (کلونآیزر), is an Irish-based Iranian All-in-one computer, conceived ergonomically for ease of use with integrated peripherals that a user would have to install separ...
Commodity computing Commodity computing (or Commodity cluster computing) is to use large numbers of already available computing components for parallel computing to get the greatest amount of useful computati...
Commodore 128 The Commodore 128 (C128, CBM 128, C=128) home computer was the last 8-bit machine commercially released by Commodore Business Machines (CBM).
Commodore CBM-II The Commodore CBM-II series is a short-lived range of 8-bit personal computers from Commodore Business Machines (CBM), released in 1982 and intended as a follow-on to the Commodore PET series.
Commodore PET The Commodore PET (Personal Electronic Transactor) is a home/personal computer produced in 1977 by Commodore International.
Commodore USA Commodore USA, LLC was a computer company based in Pompano Beach, Florida, with additional facilities in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Compaq Presario 2200 The Compaq Presario 2200 originally shipped with 16 MB of 72pin SIMM RAM in two slots, with budget and size consumption in consideration.
Compis Compis (Swedish name), Scandis (Norwegian name) was a computer system designed and sold to schools beginning 1984.
Compucolor II The Compucolor II was an early home computer introduced in 1977 by Intelligent Systems Corporation.
Computer valeting Computer valeting is the in-depth cleaning of the physical components of a personal computer.
Cordata CS40 The Cordata CS40 was a model of IBM PC Compatible computer made by Cordata.
CST Thor The CST Thor series of personal computers were Sinclair QL-compatible systems designed and produced by Cambridge Systems Technology during the late 1980s.
Custom built PC A custom built (or assembled) PC is a personal computer system that is assembled from components selected by the end-user; it may be assembled by the end user or a system builder.
Data 100 Established in 1968 by former Control Data Employees, Minneapolis based Data 100 was a commercial maker of IBM compatible computer peripheral equipment during the late 1960s and 1970s.
Data General-One The Data General-One (DG-1) was a portable personal computer introduced in 1984 by minicomputer company Data General.
Datapoint 2200 The Datapoint 2200 was a mass-produced programmable terminal, designed by Computer Terminal Corporation (CTC) founders Phil Ray and Gus Roche, and announced by CTC in June, 1970 (with units shi...
Datasheet A datasheet, data sheet, or spec sheet is a document summarizing the performance and other technical characteristics of a product, machine, component (e.g.
DDP-24 The DDP-24 was a 24-bit computer designed and built by the Computer Control Company, aka 3C or CCC located in Framingham, Massachusetts.
Desktop computer A desktop computer is a personal computer in a form intended for regular use at a single location desk/table due to its size and power requirements, as opposed to a laptop whose rechargeable b...
Doel (computer) Doel (দোয়েল) is a laptop assembled locally in Bangladesh as part of a national education program.
Durango F85 The Durango F85 was an early Personal computer introduced in 1977 by Durango Systems Corporation.
EDGE Tech Corporation COMPANY ---- EDGE Tech Corporation, is a US-based manufacturer and supplier of computer memory upgrades, portable external storage and flash devices.
ePower The ePower was an all-in-one desktop computer that resembled the Apple iMac.
Epson QX-10 The Epson QX-10 is a microcomputer running CP/M or TPM-III (CP/M-80 compatible) which was introduced in 1983.
EVO Smart Console EVO Smart Console (codename Evo: Phase One) is a Media PC and game console marketed in the seventh generation era, and produced by Envizions.
FIC Conectado FIC Conectado is a Brazilian low-cost desktop computer (U$ 300) produced by Telefonica and powered by AMD Geode processor and Windows CE.
FM Towns The FM Towns system is a Japanese PC variant, built by Fujitsu from February 1989 to the summer of 1997.
FM-11 The FM-11 (Fujitsu Micro 11) was a business computer announced by Fujitsu in November 1982.
Fujitsu FM-11 EX The FM-11 was a business computer announced by Fujitsu in November 1982.
Fujitsu Micro 16s The Fujitsu Micro 16s was a business personal computer from Fujitsu that was launched in 1983, around the same time as the launch of the original IBM-PC/XT. The Micro 16s used a plug in micropro...
Galeb (computer) Galeb was an 8-bit computer developed by the PEL Varaždin company in Yugoslavia in the early 1980s.
Gaming computer A gaming computer (also gaming rig and sometimes called a gaming PC) is a personal computer designed for playing computationally demanding video games.
History of personal computers The history of personal computer as mass-market consumer electronic devices effectively began in 1977 with the introduction of microcomputers, although some mainframe and maincomputers had been applied as single-user systems much earlier.
Home theater PC A home theater PC (HTPC) or media center computer is a convergence device that combines some or all the capabilities of a personal computer with a software application that supports ...
Homebuilt computer A homebuilt computer is a computer assembled from available components, usually commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) components, rather than purchased as a complete system from a computer system supplier.
HP 110 The Hewlett-Packard HP 110 was an MS-DOS compatible portable computer released in 1984.
HP 9800 series desktop computers The HP 9800 was a family of what were initially called programmable calculators and later desktop computers made by Hewlett-Packard, replacing their first HP 9100 calculator.
HP 9845C The HP 9845C was one of the first desktop computers in 1980 equipped with colour screen and light pen for design and illustration work.
HP series 80 The Hewlett-Packard series 80 of small scientific desktop computers was introduced in 1980, beginning with the popular HP-85 targeted at engineering and control applications.
HP-150 The HP-150, a "compact, powerful and innovative" computer made by Hewlett-Packard in 1983 and based on the Intel 8088, was one of the world's earliest commercialized touch screen computers.
Hyperion (computer) The Hyperion vied with the Compaq Portable to be the first portable IBM PC compatible computer.
IMKO-1 The IMKO-1 (Индивидуален микро компютър (ИМКО-1), Individual micro computer) was the first Bulgarian personal computer, built in 1979 in Pravetz, Bulgaria.
IMSAI 8080 The IMSAI 8080 was an early microcomputer released in late 1975, based on the Intel 8080 and later 8085 and S-100 bus.
IMSAI Series Two The IMSAI Series Two is a personal computer which combines modern hardware with the original IMSAI 8080 hardware and case, with the original front panel LEDs and switches.
Industrial PC An industrial PC is an x86 PC-based computing platform for industrial applications.
Intel Viiv Viiv was a platform initiative from Intel similar to Intel's Centrino and vPro.
iPAQ (desktop computer) The iPAQ Desktop Personal Computer in its various incarnations was a Legacy-free PC produced by the Compaq Computer Corporation around the year 2000.
Iskra-1030 The Iskra 1030 was an Intel 8086 compatible personal computer produced in Kursk, USSR. It was produced at the Scetmash factory ("Счётмаш" - Russian).
Ivel Ultra Ivel Ultra was an Apple II compatible computer developed by Ivasim in 1980s.
Ivel Z3 Ivel Z3 was an Apple IIe compatible computer developed by Ivasim in 1980s.
Joe Pillow Joe Pillow was a fictional character created by Commodore International while developing the Amiga home computer.
Kaypro Kaypro Corporation, commonly called Kaypro, was an American home/personal computer manufacturer of the 1980s.
Legacy-free PC A legacy-free PC is a type of personal computer that lacks a floppy drive, legacy ports, and an Industry Standard Architecture (ISA) bus (or sometimes, any internal expansion bus at all), usuall...
Lenovo IdeaTab Lynx The Lenovo IdeaTab Lynx is an 11.6" Atom-based Windows 8 tablet computer with keyboard dock released in late 2012.
LINK 480Z The LINK 480Z was an 8-bit microcomputer produced by Research Machines Limited in Oxford, England, during the early 1980s.
Linux for PlayStation 2 Linux for PlayStation 2 is a kit released by Sony Computer Entertainment in 2002 that allows the PlayStation 2 console to be used as a personal computer.
Lola 8 Lola 8 was a computer developed by Ivo Lola Ribar Institute of SR Serbia in 1982 and announced for release in 1985.
LUNA LUNA was a computer product line of OMRON Tateishi Electric from the late 1980s and the beginning of 1990s.
Mac Mini The Mac Mini (marketed as Mac mini) is a small form factor desktop computer by Apple Inc. Like earlier mini-ITX PC designs, it is square and tall.
Macintosh The Macintosh, marketed as Mac, is a line of personal computers designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc. It was initially targeted mainly at the home, education, and creative professional markets.
Merlin M4000 The BT Merlin M4000 was a Personal computer sold by British Telecom during the 1980s as part of the Merlin range of electronic machinery for businesses.
Microcomputer revolution The microcomputer revolution (or personal computer revolution or digital revolution) is a phrase used to describe the rapid advances of microprocessor-based computers from esoteric h...
Microsoft Tablet PC Microsoft Tablet PC is a term coined by Microsoft for tablet computers conforming to a set of specifications announced in 2001 by Microsoft, for a pen-enabled personal computer, conforming to ha...
MikroMikko MikroMikko was a Finnish line of microcomputers released by Nokia Corporation's computer division Nokia Data from 1981 through 1987.
Mini PC Mini PC is short for “minimized personal computer” and is also called small form factor PC.
MSN Companion The MSN Companion was a small-scale personal computer terminal that was designed for easy access to MSN services on the Internet, such as Hotmail, while still being cheap and easy to use.
Napkin PC The Napkin PC is an idea for a next generation personal computer that was entered by Avery Holleman into the 2009 Next-Gen PC Design Competition and won first prize, the Chairman's Award.
Nettop Mini PC is the generic name for a very small form factor, inexpensive, low-power desktop computer designed for basic tasks such as Internet surfing, accessing web-based applications, document pr...
New Internet Computer The New Internet Computer (NIC) was a Linux-based internet appliance released July 6, 2000 by Larry Ellison's New Internet Computer Company.
Noctua (company) Noctua is a computer hardware manufacturer of CPU coolers and computer fans for primarily the enthusiast market.
Olivetti M19 The Olivetti M19 is a personal computer made in 1986 by the Italian company Olivetti.
Olivetti P6060 The Olivetti P6060 was the first personal computer with a built-in floppy disk.
One Per Desk The One Per Desk, or OPD, was an innovative hybrid personal computer/telecommunications terminal based on the hardware of the Sinclair QL. The One Per Desk was built by International Compu...
Orao (computer) Orao (en. Eagle) was an 8-bit computer developed by PEL Varaždin in 1984.
Osborne 1 The Osborne 1 was the first commercially successful portable microcomputer, released on 3 April 1981 by Osborne Computer Corporation.
Osborne Executive The Osborne Executive was the planned successor of the already commercially successful Osborne 1 portable computer by Osborne Computer Corporation.
P535 The Asus P535 is a high performance Pocket PC(PPC) that was designed for business managers.
PC game PC games, also known as computer games, are video games played on a general-purpose personal computer rather than a dedicated video game console or arcade machine.
PC power management PC power management refers to the mechanism for controlling the power use of personal computer hardware.
PC-8000 Series The PC-8000 series was a line of personal computers developed for the Japanese market by NEC.
PC532 The PC532 was a "home-brew" microcomputer design created by George Scolaro and Dave Rand in 1989-90, based around the National Semiconductor NS32532 microprocessor.
PERQ The PERQ, also referred to as the Three Rivers PERQ or ICL PERQ, was a pioneering workstation computer produced in the early 1980s.
Personal computer A personal computer (PC) is a general-purpose computer, whose size, capabilities and original sale price makes it useful for individuals, and which is intended to be operated directly by an end-user with no intervening computer operator.
Personal computer game A personal computer game is a video game played on a personal computer, rather than on a video game console or arcade machine.
Personal computer hardware Personal computer hardware are the component devices that are the building blocks of personal computers.
Philips :YES The Philips :YES was a home computer/personal computer released by Philips in 1985.
Picasso 96 Picasso 96 is device driver API for a series of graphics adapters made by Village Tronic.
Pliché The Pliché was an all-in-one desktop computer that resembled the Apple iMac.
Pocket PC A Pocket PC (P/PC, PPC) is also known by Microsoft as a 'Windows Mobile Classic device'.
Pravetz computers Pravetz (Правец in the original Cyrillic, series 8 and series 16) were Bulgarian computers, manufactured mainly in the town of Pravetz.
Programma 101 The Programma 101, also known as Perottina, was the first commercial "desktop computer".
Quiet PC A quiet PC is a personal computer that makes little noise.
Rainbow 100 The Rainbow 100 was a microcomputer introduced by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) in 1982.
Research Machines 380Z The Research Machines 380Z (often called the RML 380Z or RM 380Z) was an early 8-bit microcomputer produced by Research Machines Limited in Oxford, England, from 1978 to 1985.
ReTargetable Graphics ReTargetable Graphics is a device driver API mainly used by 3rd party graphics hardware to interface with AmigaOS via a set of libraries.
Risc PC The Risc PC (codenamed Medusa) was Acorn Computers's next generation RISC OS/Acorn RISC Machine computer, launched on 15 April 1994, which superseded the Acorn Archimedes.
RiscPC The RiscPC (stylised with a half-space as Risc PC, also referred to as and codenamed Medusa) was Acorn Computers's next generation RISC OS/Acorn RISC Machine computer, launched on ...
Sinclair QL The Sinclair QL, is a personal computer launched by Sinclair Research in 1984, as an upper-end addition to the Sinclair ZX Spectrum.
Smaky The Smaky is a line of mostly 8-bit personal computers and accompanying operating system developed by Professor Jean-Daniel Nicoud and others at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in S...
Smart watch A smart watch or smartwatch is a computerized wristwatch with functionality enhanced beyond timekeeping, often with features comparable to a PDA. While early models were capable of perform...
Smartglasses Smartglasses or smart glasses is a wearable computer with an optical head-mounted display (OHMD) or computerized internet-connected glasses with transparent heads-up display (HUD) or...
Smartwatch A smartwatch or smart watch, is a computerized wristwatch with functionality that is enhanced beyond timekeeping, and is often comparable to a personal digital assistant (PDA) device.
Sord IS-11 The Sord IS-11 was an A4-size, lightweight, portable Z80-based computer.
Sord M23P The Sord M23P was a "luggable" Japanese personal computer (weighed about 9 kg), manufactured by Sord Corp. from 1983.
Sphere 1 The Sphere I was a personal computer completed in 1975 by Michael Donald Wise of Sphere Corporation, of Bountiful, Utah.
Tablet personal computer A tablet personal computer or tablet PC is a tablet-sized computer that also has the key features of a full-size personal computer.
Telikin Telikin brand is marketed primarily to senior citizens by adding touch screen access for those who may be uncomfortable or unable to access a traditional keyboard and mouse computer.
Thomson MO6 The Thomson MO6 was an 6809E-based computer introduced in France in 1986.
TIM-011 TIM 011 was an educational or Personal computer for school microcomputer developed by Mihajlo Pupin Institute of Serbia in 1987.
TIM-100 TIM-100 was a PTT teller microcomputer developed by Mihajlo Pupin Institute (Serbia) in 1985 (Ref.lit.
Timex FDD3000 The Timex FDD 3000 was nearly a complete computer by Timex of Portugal.
Ultra-mobile PC An ultra-mobile PC (ultra-mobile personal computer or UMPC) is a small form factor version of a pen computer, a class of laptop whose specifications were launched by Microsoft and In...
VAIO VAIO is a sub-brand used for many of Sony's computer products.
Victor 9000 Sirius Systems Technology was a personal computer manufacturer in Scotts Valley, California.
Visual 1050 The Visual 1050 was an 8-bit desktop computer sold by Visual Technology in the early 1980s.
W ABC W ABC was a program that converted files from Luxor ABC 80 and ABC 800 to PC compatible computers.
Wang 2200 Wang 2200, appeared in May 1973, was Wang Laboratories' first minicomputer that could perform data processing in a common computer language.