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Technology '84 personal computers: Common sense replaces computerese, steps are taken toward standardization, and interactive graphics gains ground

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1 Author(s)
Guterl, F. ; IEEE Spectrum, New York, NY, USA

The annual technology review stresses the new emphasis on compatibility between personal computers and applications software. The development of a few operating systems as industry standards, is also examined. The partitioning of operating systems, software applications integrated into packages, and desktop computers are also surveyed.

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Spectrum, IEEE  (Volume:21 ,  Issue: 1 )