Don Higgins Hardware and Software Timeline

Year Where

Hardware

Software

2013 Tablet iPad with 9 inch screen ($800) Apple OS, Kindle, Netflix
2012 Laptop Dell XPS 13 - Intel i7, 4 GB memory, 256 MB HD, 13 inch screen, 1 year warranty ($1000) Windows 7 Professional, Norton 360
2010 Home Office Dell XPS 9100 Desktop - Intel Core i7-960 3.2 GHZ processor, 8 GB memory, 2 - 1 TB hard drives,  21.5" monitor,  3 year warranty ($2600) Windows 7 Professional, Microsoft Office 2010 Professional, Norton 360, J2SE, Eclipse, InstallShield, FrontPage, z390
2007 Home Office HP Pavilion Desktop - Intel Duo Core 2.1 GHZ, 2 GB memory, 400 GB hard drive, 3 year onsite warranty ($1800).
Netgear Wireless LAN router.
Western Digital My Book 500 GB network backup drive.
Windows Vista, Norton Internet Security, Microsoft Office 2007, J2SE, Eclipse, InstallShield, FrontPage, z390
2006 Home Office Dell Inspiration Laptop, Intel Duo Core 1.6 GHZ, 2 GB memory, 160 GB hard drive, 1 year warranty ($1800). Windows XP, Norton Internet Security, Norton System Works, Microsoft Office 2003, J2SE, Eclipse, InstallShield, FrontPage, z390,
Ubuntu Linux
2005 Home Office Dell Dimension E510 Desktop, Intel Duo Core 1.5 GHZ, 1 GB memory, 160 GB hard drive, flat screen, 3 year onsite warranty ($2000). Windows XP, Norton Internet Security, Norton System Works, Microsoft Office 2003, J2SE, Eclipse, InstallShield, FrontPage, z390
2003 Home Office Dell Dimension 8250 Desktop, Intel Duo Core 1.5 GHZ, 1 GB memory, 200 GB hard drive. Windows XP, Norton Internet Security, Norton System Works, Microsoft Office 2003, Mainframe Express
2000 Home Office Dell XPS B100, Intel Pentium III 1 GHZ, 256 MB memory, 75 GB hard drive ($4000) Windows 2000, Office 2000, Norton Anti-Virus, MASM, Mainframe Express
1998 Home Office Dell XPS D300, Intel Pentium II 300 MHZ, 64 MB memory, 10 GB hard drive, Syslink Ethernet Router, Motorola Cable Modem ($4000). Window NT, Office 1998, MASM, Mainframe Express, Road Runner Cable Internet Service
1995 Home Office Dell, Intel Pentium II 166 MHZ, 64 MB memory, 2 GB hard drive ($4000). Window NT, MASM
1993 Home Office Dell, Intel 80486 100 MHZ, 32 MB memory, 500 MB hard drive ($4000). Window NT, MASM
1992 FPC IBM ES/900 820, 100 MIPS, 360 GB disk storage, 3710, 3 - HP 9000, Ethernet LAN, Wellfleet Routers, T1 WAN connecting 60+ district and power plant LAN's with Wellfleet routers and total of 1200 NT PC's. IBM MVS, VTAM/NCP, CICS, DB2, TSO, HP-UX, Customer/1, Foundation
1991 Home Office Dell, Intel 80486 50 MHZ, 32 MB memory, 100 MB hard drive ($4000). Windows 3.1, MASM
1988 Home Office IBM PS/2 Model 80, Intel 80386 16 MHZ, 16 MB memory, 30 MB hard drive ($5500). OS/2, MASM
1984 Home Office IBM PC/XT, Intel 8086/8087 4 MHZ, 640K memory, 10 MB hard drive, Hayes 1200 Baud Modem ($5000). MSDOS, MASM, Compuserve BBS Rotary Forum
1983 FPC IBM 370-158 AP, 1.8 MIPS, 4 MB memory, 3705 IBM OS/VS2, TCAM, CICS, TSO
1980 FPC NAS AS/5 IBM OS/VS2
1980 Home Office Radio Shack TRS-80 Model II, Zilog Z80 4 MHZ, 64k memory, 4-512K 8" floppy disk drives ($8000). Lifeboat CP/M, Microsoft M80 Assembler
1975 FPC IBM 2702 controller with modems for leased lines, 2741 terminals QTAM, CICS, TSO
1972 FPC IBM 360-50, 512K memory IBM OS/MFT
1970 FPC IBM 360-30, 64K memory, 1287 optical scanner IBM TOS Tape Operating System, IBM Assembler
1970 FPC IBM 360-20, 16K memory IBM COS Card Operating System, IBM RPG
1968 ECI IBM 1130, 8K memory IBM FORTRAN
1967 USF IBM 1410, 80K memory IBM FORTRAN, IBM AUTOCODER
1966 CR2 GE/PAC 4000, 16K drum,
Analog Computer to simulate boiler/turbine inputs
GE Automated Turbine Startup Process Control Application in assembler
1965 FPC IBM 1401, 16K memory IBM FORTRAN card based compiler