My Best Tech Gift Ever: A 133MHz IBM PC 350
A 14-year-old Christopher MacManus (seated) hunches over his beloved computer in 1998. A long-forgotten chum looks on.
(Credit: Christopher MacManus)
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On a chilly autumn day in 1997, I came home from school to find that my mom had a brand-new IBM PC 350 in her office. It was an astonishing computer, especially considering our previous machine…
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