Do you remember the first computer?
This video shows the performance of the top computer brands in terms of market share. Apple dropped by a lot in the late 90s, hence why they brought back Steve Jobs. I did not include them with the “others” because they have been very influential to the computer industry. Those that dropped to 0% were either acquired or left the computer market. Computer brands that sold less than 3% are part of the “others” group, those included brands like Sony Vaio, Packard Bell and hundred others. In the 90s computer sales were based on price and performance instead of style since they were seen as a business tool.
I included popular computers from each year so you can see the progression of computer designs and so you can have an idea of what was selling at that time. I did not include many laptop images because it’s difficult to see their progression other than thinner bodies.
The Accumulation Phase Is the Missing Link
Most of us grew up with the illusion that if you get an education, you’ll work for a great company and enjoy a comfortable retirement. Those days are over. Education (the introduction phase) still is a vital step in preparing for your career path; however, working your entire life in exchange for a pension plan is an envied dream to most Americans today, and nothing more.Is QROPS the Answer to Your NHS Pension?
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