The Collection

PDS-1

Imlac – 1970

 

The first low-cost commercial realization of Ivan Sutherland’s Sketchpad system of a highly interactive computer graphics display with motion.

Lisa

Apple – 1983

 

One of the first personal computers to offer a graphical user interface (GUI) in a machine aimed at individual business users.

PC Convertible

IBM – 1986

 

The first laptop computer released by IBM, as well as the first IBM computer to use the 3½-inch floppy disk format.

PDP-11/73

Digital Equipment Corp.  – 1986

 

The third generation of the PDP-11 series of 16-bit minicomputers produced by Digital Equipment Corporation to use LSI processors.

NeXTcube

Next – 1988

 

A high-end workstation computer developed, manufactured, and sold by NeXT from 1990 until 1993. 

SPARCstation 10

Sun – 1992


Sun’s first desktop multiprocessor (being housed in a pizza box form factor case).

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