Peter Coffees 25 Killer Apps of All Time - 1987: dBase Mac

 
 
By eWEEK Labs  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Microsoft's Vista has widely inspired the "Why do I need that?" question, which past "killer applications" have answered in different ways for different platforms during three decades of personal computing.

 
 
 

The only killer on this list that deserves the term in the homicidal sense, dBase Mac was so weird and so slow that it tarnished the credibility of both its own vendor and Apple.

Peter Coffees 25 Killer Apps of All Time - 1987: dBase Mac
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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