fisrt apple computerSteve Jobs and Steve Wozniak announce the Apple I personal computer, for only $666.66. 2 A price high but affordable for someone really wanting to buy his own computer.
partnership agreementFebruary 3, A partnership agreement between Paul Allen and Bill Gates is officially executed. Their main product is still BASIC, but it's tied up with MITS, which has agreed to make a "best effort" to license it to other companies. In Bill and Paul's view, however, MITS is making less effort than it should.
condemning software piracy.Bill Gates writes a second open letter to computer hobbyists, condemning software piracy.
Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak form the Apple Computer Company, on April Fool's Day.
standard microcomputer operating systemDigital Research copyrights CP/M, its industry-standard microcomputer operating system, created by company founder Gary Kildall.
The Trenton Computer Festival is held, in New Jersey