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Glossary of Computer and Internet Terms
A glossary of computer and Internet terms with definitions that are easy to understand.
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The term Clone was first coined in the 1980s when rival computer companies began to produce Windows - based computers. These ran exactly the same as IBM computers and used much of the same hardware and software. There are now many companies who make Windows-based personal computers, or PCs as they are now known.