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The first ComputerLand franchise store opens in Morristown. New Jersey under
the name ComputerShack. •Apple Computer opens its first offices in Cupertino. •
Community Memory incorporates • The first West Coast Computer Faire is held ...
But ComputerLand waved huge purchase orders before Xerox corporate eyes,
and "in a moment of weakness we went to that channel." Mass marketing was a
mistake. Xerox fared poorly in the developing shelf- space war in ComputerLand
ComputerLand was dropping the smaller manufacturers for IBM, and even Apple
found that it had to respond to IBM's incursion into the ComputerLand stores.
Apple terminated its contract with ComputerLand central and started dealing ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - joeldinda - LibraryThing
Another pleasant reread of a personal computing history book I originally read in the 1980s. The authors--both of whom edited computer publications as the stories developed--tell the story of the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JohnMunsch - LibraryThing
A fun book that covers the personal computer revolution from the mid 70's to the late 90's. Lots of great quotes and snippets from interviews plus several picture sections. The only weak part of the ... Read full review
The Voyage to Altair
The Miracle Makers
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Western Sunrise: The Genesis and Growth of Britain's Major High Tech Corridor
No preview available - 1987