The highest-selling computer of all time is Commodore 64. It was introduced in 1982 and sold anywhere between 12.5 to 17 million units.
The company was founded by Jack Tramiel, a Polish-American businessman, and was also the first to produce a personal computer available off the shelf, the Commodore PET. unfortunately, the dream run didn’t last long and Commodore International filed for bankruptcy on 29th April 1994.
If we take inflation into account, the Apple I computer which costed $666.66 in 1976 would be more expensive than the Macbook Air or the 17" Macbook Pro of today. [more...]