Who invented the first Altair computer?

Answer Dr. H. Edward "Ed" Roberts invented the first Altair--the Altair 8800--in 1974 and began selling it in 1975. The Altair 8800 is widely considered the first personal computer. It sold well above exp... Read More »

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Who developed the Altair personal computer?

The Altair 8800, the first desktop computer, was developed by Micro Instrumentation Telemetry System (MITS) of Albuquerque, New Mexico. It had 256 bytes of RAM with a maximum of 64K and used toggle... Read More »

Who invented the computer first?

According to, the invention of the computer, like any great invention, is the result of a few minds. The original idea is credited to Charles Babbage. The first actual computer is said t... Read More »

How big was the first computer invented?

The first completely functioning computer was the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer, or ENIAC. It weighed over 30 tons and was the size of two semi-trucks. It had 19,000 vacuum tubes, 6,... Read More »

Who invented the first working computer?

Konrad Zuse invented the first working computer in 1936. It was called the Z1 Computer and was program controlled. It utilized the binary system and what is today's separation of storage and contro... Read More »