Twenty-five years of the PC

IBM changed the world 25 years ago when it launched the first personal computer - the IBM 5150.

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IBM changed the world 25 years ago when it launched the first personal computer - the IBM 5150.

 

It took computing out of the IT department and onto every desktop.  

 

As we celebrate its 25th anniversary, catch up with news, opinion and analysis on what to expect next.

 

Revolution on the desktop

It’s not size but how it is used that matters

Intel launches Montecito Itanium server chips

Vista drives a hardware shake-up

Cheaper chips in store as Intel speeds up Core Duo

Collaborative IT is the way forward

 

Vote for your IT greats

Who have been the most influential people in IT in the past 40 years? The greatest organisations? The best hardware and software technologies? As part of Computer Weekly’s 40th anniversary celebrations, we are asking our readers who and what has really made a difference?

Vote now at: www.computerweekly.com/ITgreats

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