William C. Lowe

William C. Lowe: Father of the IBM PC

Posted on 11/3/2013 by | Who's News | Comments

LegacyRemember your first car? Do you also remember your first computer? The odds aren’t bad that it was an IBM personal computer, the boxy device with the twin floppy drives and the green glowing type on its screen that was introduced back in 1981. While it wasn’t the first desktop PC, it was the first one many people felt comfortable plunking down $1,565 — $4,031 in today’s dollars — to buy, because it was made by an iconic technology giant. …