In pictures: Images from the dawn of the PC era

The PCWorld.com Web domain was created on April 24, 1992, but our oldest retrievable online content is from 1998 - and it's so damn quaint

Champagne dreams, expansion card wishes

Finally, a peripheral manufacturer with elegance and class.

Marketed as "the distinguishable card for the discerning user," this five-function add-in card was clearly intended for the sherry-sipping, polo-pony-riding PC elite—and not the dregs of society who would settle for just any old slab of IBM-compatible circuitry.

Monte Carlo, indeed. It's the first city I think of when I wax nostalgic about the glamorous salad days of the PC's youth.

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