How Honeywell’s 1960s Kitchen Computer inspired the iPad

Honeywell Kitchen Computer Computer History Museum

The era of the antiquated Rolodex of pie recipes are long over — nowadays, many people look up recipes on their smartphones, tablets, and laptops. Wired takes a look back at the first computer designed for the kitchen, a $ 10,600, Jetsons-like behemoth from Honeywell. The Honeywell Kitchen Computer was a 100-pound machine that required a teletype, paper tape reader, and in-depth programming knowledge. Although it was only a marketing stunt, the computer had a profound impact on the future of consumer computing — to find out how, read the full article at the source link below.

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