History of Personal Computers - Home Computers

Home Computers

See also: Home computer

Although the success of the Trinity machines was relatively limited in overall terms, as component prices continued to fall, many companies entered the computer business. This led to an explosion of low-cost machines known as home computers that sold millions of units before the market imploded in a price war in the early 1980s.

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