Computers have gone from major government and corporate offices to people’s houses. What lead to this huge leap is technology. As technology constantly advanced computers were able to be made smaller. The microprocessor was a hug part of computers being able to be smaller and able to fit into homes. The microprocessor was developed due to the integrated circuit. The microprocessor is basically a computer all on one chip. Instead of having multiple circuits to deal with different things all of these thing can be integrated in the microprocessor. The microprocessor was developed by a company that is still relevant in computers today, intel. The microprocessor also dropped the cost of making a computer which was also a huge advancement of placing computers in homes. Along with Intel, Apple was also key players in making the first personal computer. Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak developed the first personal computer which was the Apple 1. Prior to the personal computer being developed micro computers were already invented. The micro computer required engineers and people with advanced computer knowledge to operate the machine. Apple made a personal computer that was user friendly that could be operated by the average consumer. Apple and Intel play a huge role into getting computers into consumers homes. Intel developed the technology to make computers smaller and more cost efficient. Apple made computers user friendly. Once Apple made the first pc the rest is history. Now there are pc’s in almost every household across the country. These two companies made technological advancements to bring computers into our homes.