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Personal computers: Fewer developments hut nevertheless important ones mark a year characterized by less-than-expected growth

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Zorpette, G. ; IEEE Spectrum, New York, NY, USA

While growth in 1985 was considered disappointing, it is pointed out that important local area networks were announced by AT&T and IBM for linking personal computers and larger systems. However, as 1985 drew to a close, neither network was available commercially. Several new mass-storage systems appeared, including internal, high-speed hard-disk drives for the Macintosh and IBM personal computers, and the first read-only memories based on optical disks.

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Spectrum, IEEE  (Volume:23 ,  Issue: 1 )

Date of Publication:

Jan. 1986

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