Hewlett Packard is founded. The first product made was called a 200A Audio Oscillator and it became a popular tech used by engineers.
Hewlett- Packard announced the HP-35 a solid- state memory that is the same as a computer.
Xerox Palo Alto Research center made the ALTO which was the first work station with a built in mouse for input. This computer is very similar to modern day commuters.
Commodore designs the Commodore 64. It was priced at 595 dollars and was the greatest selling computer of all time.
Apple Computer released the Macintosh, the first successful mouse driven computer in 1984.
During the 2000s, there was a great technology boom. Both apple and Microsoft design new slicker, faster and computers with better graphics every year. Even cell phones are becoming more like commuters in the 2000s.