Tag Archives: Apple

Nolan Bushnell and Atari #history

On this day in 1972 Nolan Bushnell co-founded Atari – the coin-op to home console game company Extract from The PC Pioneers Everyone who’s ever taken a shower has an… Read more »

eBay birthday – #history

Extract from The PC Pioneers On this day in 1967 Pierre Morad Omidyar was born in France – he would go on to launch eBay. He had Iranian parents, a… Read more »

Apple Computer founded #history

Excerpt from The PC Pioneers On April Fools’ Day in 1976 Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak founded the Apple Computer Company. Wozniak set about designing the first Apple around the… Read more »

Microsoft IPO… #history

Excerpt from The PC Pioneers On this day in 1986, Microsft had its IPO – initial public offering Microsoft Windows 1.0 was finally launched at COMDEX in November 1985, and… Read more »

Blogs – PC and Internet Anniversaries

Back to Site Map   –  My Writing  –  Back to Home Page PC PIONEER ANNIVERSARIES Nolan Bushnell and Atari 28-Jun Bill Gates’ last stand 27-Jun Lotus blossom 25-Jun Birth of… Read more »

Apple LaserWriter prototypes supplied in 1984 to Aldus, Adobe #history

Excerpts from The PC Pioneers It was when Apple LaserWriter, Adobe Postscript and Aldus PageMaker were combined, desktop publishing became the killer application that saved the Macintosh – and Apple;… Read more »

Steve Jobs left Apple on this day in 1985

Excerpt from The PC Pioneers Steve Jobs, while still with Apple, helped create the Apple University Consortium which offered faculty members, students and their institutions to acquire Apple equipment at… Read more »

It’s today! Route of Evil is now fully available…

My latest thriller is available today – from these great eBook and paperback retailers: Amazon on all twelve national Amazon sites (for Kindle or Paperback) Kindle UK – Kindle USA… Read more »

Steve Wozniak – early days to Cream Soda Computer #history

Excerpt from The PC Pioneers On this day in 1950, Steve Wozniak was born. With an IQ of 200, Wozniak was inspired and well-versed in electronics at an early age… Read more »

Pet Jet, Woz crash and death of IBM’s Estridge #history

Excerpt from The PC Pioneers On this day in 1985 Don Estridge died in Delta flight 191 – he had led the development of the IBM PC Jet setting –… Read more »

iMac-to-go launched #history

Excerpt from The PC Pioneers On this day in 1999 the Apple iBook was launched, targeted at consumers and education as ‘iMac to go’ The iBook was launched on 21st… Read more »

Dan Bricklin & VisiCalc #history

Excerpt from The PC Pioneers On this day in 1951 Dan Bricklin was born. He was to become the VisiCalc spreadsheet inventor. Bricklin was an early software visionary, another individual… Read more »


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