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Byte was an American microcomputer magazine, influential in the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s because of its wide-ranging editorial coverage.
The Color Graphics Adapter (CGA), originally also called the Color/Graphics Adapter or IBM Color/Graphics Monitor Adapter, introduced in 1981, was IBM's first graphics card and first color display card for the IBM PC.
David Drake (born September 24, 1945) is an American author of science fiction and fantasy literature.
A hard disk drive (HDD), hard disk, hard drive or fixed disk is an electromechanical data storage device that uses magnetic storage to store and retrieve digital information using one or more rigid rapidly rotating disks (platters) coated with magnetic material.
The IBM PC Convertible is the first laptop computer released by IBM.
The IBM Personal Computer XT, often shortened to the IBM XT, PC XT, or simply XT, is a version of the IBM PC with a built-in hard drive.
Jerry Eugene Pournelle (August 7, 1933 – September 8, 2017) was an American science fiction writer, essayist, and journalist who contributed for many years to the computer magazine Byte in the 1970s, 1980s, and early 1990s.
A liquid-crystal display (LCD) is a flat-panel display or other electronically modulated optical device that uses the light-modulating properties of liquid crystals.
MS-DOS (acronym for Microsoft Disk Operating System) is an operating system for x86-based personal computers mostly developed by Microsoft.
The nickel–cadmium battery (NiCd battery or NiCad battery) is a type of rechargeable battery using nickel oxide hydroxide and metallic cadmium as electrodes.
A parallel port is a type of interface found on computers (personal and otherwise) for connecting peripherals.
PC Magazine (shortened as PCMag) is an American computer magazine published by Ziff Davis.
A PC speaker is a loudspeaker built into most IBM PC compatible computers.
A personal computer (PC) is a multi-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and price make it feasible for individual use.
A real-time clock (RTC) is a computer clock (most often in the form of an integrated circuit) that keeps track of the current time.
In computing, a serial port is a serial communication interface through which information transfers in or out one bit at a time (in contrast to a parallel port).
, commonly known as Toshiba, is a Japanese multinational conglomerate headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
The T1100 was a laptop manufactured by Toshiba in 1985, and has subsequently been described by Toshiba as "the world's first mass-market laptop computer".
The Toshiba T1200 was a laptop manufactured by the Toshiba Corporation, first made in 1987.
T3100 was a laptop manufactured by Toshiba and released in 1986.
The TRS-80 Model 100 is a portable computer introduced in 1983.