PC clone


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PC clone

A PC that is not made by one of the major PC vendors. Years ago, it meant any PC not made by IBM. See white box and PC compatible.
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Then it bought IBM PC clones and put the other ones to rest.
for rights to build systems using its world-renowned Macintosh operating system was announced Wednesday by PC clone luminary Stephen Kahng's new company -- Power Computing Corp.
But do we really want to be a country of PC clones lost in our own moral outrage?
5m and 17m units and for a time it outsold IBM PC clones, Apple Inc computers and Atari 8-bit family computers.
The world was flooded with PC clones that ran on Microsoft software.
Think Steve Jobs, creating what he called his "insanely great" Macintosh computer, the antithesis of the boring beige IBM PC clones.