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    The IBM PC turns 25

    25 years ago, twelve engineers at IBM bought a bunch of components and built the first ever IBM PC, paving the way for the computers we know and love (or hate) today.
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    Yep, happy Bday and thanksforthemany hours of pleasure and hair pulling.

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    And to think now a days they could just have IP'd the BIOS and the world wouldn't be as it is.

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    And did it deserve to win in the market? There were better home and office computers to be had. There still are.

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