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Abacus to smartphone: The evolution of mobile and portable computers Paperback – July 4, 2015
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"This book presents the history of personal, portable computing from the abacus to the present day in a remarkably thorough, accessible fashion.
About the Author
Evan Koblentz is a computer historian and technology journalist.
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I learned about this book from an interview that the writer Evan Koblentz gave on a podcast named Floppy Days (hosted by Randy Kindig). The passion in which Mr Koblentz was talking about his book and describing some of his research and interviews over the 12 years of preparing the book, made me want to know more and I bought it. I'm happy I have done so.
I purchase the printed version as I still like to hold a good book in my hands.
Having started my electronic engineering career in the late 1950's, the author brought back many of my computer memories over the past 50+ years. Some of those memories I had forgotten. I believe most other readers will have the same rewarding experience as I had.