Today in Apple history: Microsoft’s first hardware debuts … on the Apple II

April 2, 1979: Microsoft releases its first hardware product, a microprocessor card that plugs into the Apple II computer. Coming several years before the first version of Windows, the Z80 SoftCard becomes a big hit for Microsoft. It lets the Apple II run programs designed for the CP/M operating system, a popular OS for business […]
(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
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Author: Luke Dormehl