Blacklaw writes: Computing giant IBM is today celebrating the 30th anniversary of its seminal PC — launched today in 1981 as the IBM PC 5150 and costing $1,565 for a 4.77MHz Intel 8088 with 16KB of RAM and a 160KB floppy drive — at a time when the company has been out of the market for nearly seven years and its leaders are increasingly looking toward the 'post-PC' era.
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