Personal Computer, model Apple I

1976-1979 in United States
Apple Inc
Ron Wayne
Steve Jobs
Steve Wozniak

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Personal Computer, model Apple I, devised by Steve Wozniak, Steve Jobs and Ron Wayne, and made by Apple Inc, United States, 1976-1979.

Personal computer by Apple Computers, model Apple I, 1976-79. This was the first computer made by Apple Computers Inc, which became one of the fastest growing companies in history, launching a number of innovative and influential computer hardware and software products. Most home computer users in the 1970s were hobbyists who designed and assembled their own machines. The Apple I, devised in the family garage by Steve Wozniak, Steven Jobs and Ron Wayne, was a basic circuit board to which enthusiasts would add display units and keyboards.

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Computing & Data Processing
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composite circuit boards, electronic components, glass, metal (unknown), plastic (unidentified), wood (unidentified) and wood composites
personal computer
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • computer
Nichols, K.

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