Personal computing pioneer John Roach dies at 83; he introduced the fully assembled Tandy TRS-80 and shipped 5K units in 1977, before Apple I and Commodore (Sam Roberts / New York Times)


Sam Roberts / New York Times:

Personal computing pioneer John Roach dies at 83; he introduced the fully assembled Tandy TRS-80 and shipped 5K units in 1977, before Apple I and Commodore– He helped make the home computer ubiquitous by introducing the fully assembled Tandy TRS-80, which was so novel at the time that it became a museum piece.

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