Dinosaur Sightings: Computers from 1984-1989


Following the success of the IBM PC business computer three years earlier, IBM attempted to capture the home market as well, with the IBM PCjr.

The PCjr was based on the same technology as the PC, and was compatible enough to run most of the software applications written for the PC.

Reprinted with permission from Oldcomputers.net


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