The World's First Chip-Based CPU Turned 40 Today

Who would have thought the future'd start with an ad in the back of Electronic News? But, on November 15, 1971 Intel announced its new 4004 processor—the first commercially available computer processor manufactured on a chip—and helped to usher in the Digital Age. » 11/15/11 10:20pm 11/15/11 10:20pm

Replica 4004 Calculator Features First Intel Microprocessor Used by…

Long before we dissected new Apple MacBooks or worried about whether or not a PC had that "Intel Inside" sticker on the case, there was this little ditty called the Busicom 141-PF printing calculator. The iconic piece of tech (the first thing to actually have "Intel inside") turned 37 this week, and to commemorate the… » 11/16/08 11:00am 11/16/08 11:00am