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PS/2

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Play Station :P –  RCIX Jun 13 '10 at 6:00
    
I seem to remember the expression "PS/2 little, OS/2 late"... –  Curt Hagenlocher Jun 13 '10 at 6:20
    
What's OS/2 for? –  wamp Jun 13 '10 at 7:18
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Piece of S... . =D | @wamp - "The name stands for "Operating System/2," because it was introduced as part of the same generation change release as IBM's" from: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OS/2 –  Shiki Jun 13 '10 at 7:38

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IBM Personal System 2.

The Personal System/2 or PS/2 was IBM's third generation of personal computers. The PS/2 line, released to the public in 1987, was created by IBM in an attempt to recapture control of the PC market by introducing an advanced proprietary architecture.

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PS/2 systems introduced a new specification for the keyboard and mouse interfaces, which are still in use today and are thus called "PS/2" interfaces.

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