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Get the hands-on, problem-solving skills needed to get started in a variety of computer fields. Advertised as the first 100% IBM PC-compatible computer, the Compaq Portable can run the same software as the IBM PC. With the success of the clone, Compaq recorded first-year sales of $111 million, the most ever by an American business in a single year. The success of the Portable inspired many other early IBM-compatible computers. Compaq licensed the MS-DOS operating system from Microsoft and legally reverse-engineered IBM’s BIOS software. Compaq’s success launched a market for IBM-compatible computers that by 1996 had achieved an 83-percent share of the personal computer market.
Science: Typically, students entering this program will have completed at least two years of high school science. ABCya’s award-winning Second Grade computer games and apps are conceived and realized under the direction of a certified technology education teacher, and have been … Read moreRead More →