Antonio Ruggiero

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* Potted: <i>Adj. Informal</i>. Summarised or abridged: <i>a potted version of a novel...</i><p>In the Beginning...<p>It all began at IMS Associates Inc., a company …

Phantom Flan flinger: The story of the Elan Enterprise 128

<b>Archaeologic</b> Despite its name, Intelligent Software also had a nice little sideline designing hardware. Founded in 1981 by international chess …

Forty Years of Lunar Lander

Lunar Lander games abound on every platform. Along with Tetris and Pac-Man, the game–in which your mission is to safely maneuver your lunar module …

Please Don’t Call It Trash-80: A 35th Anniversary Salute to Radio Shack’s TRS-80

Quick — name the most important personal computer of the late 1970s and early 1980s.<p>Those of you who mentioned the legendary Apple II–that’s fine. I …

BBC Four - Micro Men

Affectionately comic drama about the British home computer boom of the early 1980s.<p>Legendary inventor Clive Sinclair battles it out with ex-employee Chris Curry, founder of Acorn Computers, for dominance in the fledgling market.<p>The rivalry comes to a head when the BBC announce their Computer …

The ZX Spectrum ULA: How to design a microcomputer

"If you have ever wanted to design your own computer or wondered what was behind the most successful microcomputer of the 1980s, then this is the …

Zilog Z80

The <b>Z80</b> CPU is an 8-bit based microprocessor. It was introduced by Zilog in 1976 as the startup company's first product. The Z80 was conceived by …

Federico Faggin

<b>Federico Faggin</b> (born December 1, 1941), is an Italian physicist, inventor and entrepreneur, widely known for designing the first commercial …

Inventors of the Modern Computer

In November of 1971, a company called Intel publicly introduced the world's first single-chip microprocessor, the Intel 4004 (U.S. Patent …

Sinclair ZX80 computer

<b>1980: February - Sinclair Research announces the ZX80 computer in the North American market.</b><p><b>1981: March</b> - Sinclair unveils the ZX81 in the UK, based …

Spacewar!

<i>Spacewar!</i> is a space combat video game developed in 1962 by Steve Russell, in collaboration with Martin Graetz and Wayne Wiitanen, and programmed by …

Star Castle - Videogame by Cinematronics

Star Castle Description<p>Star Castle was produced by Cinematronics in 1980.<p>Cinematronics released 33 different machines in our database under this …

ZX Spectum Hardware Clone 'ZX-Uno' In Development

It's amazing to think that a computer that was once one of the most powerful systems around can easily be cloned and condensed into a compact unit …

Zanussi/Seleco Ping-o-Tronic (1st Edition – 1975)

<b>Autopsy</b>:<p>Zanussi, a well known Italian furniture company, released two game systems: Ping-O-Tronic, an analog game first released in late 1974 but …

Fairchild Channel F

The <b>Fairchild Channel F</b> is a home video game console released by Fairchild Semiconductor in November 1976 across North America[2] at the retail price …

The TI-59 Programmable Pocket Calculator

This page is dedicated to the Texas Instruments TI-59 programmable pocket calculator - for me it is, was and will always be the best programmable …

Lemon

I primi computer Lemon II vedono la luce, a metà del 1981, alla Selcom di Ravenna, dove viene eseguita la copia della scheda madre di un Apple II …

Tatung Einstein Speculator

It's been a long time coming, but I've finally managed to get hold of a Tatung Einstein Spectrum Emulator, the "Speculator"! I've been looking for …

Tatung Einstein

Faceva capolino nelle riviste di computer inglesi del 1984 un computer con un chassis davvero oversize. Il nome orientaleggiante (taiwanese)

Retro console battle: Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega vs. The Recreated Sinclair ZX Spectrum – plus the 10 best Spectrum games ever

GameCentral reviews the two new competing Spectrum consoles and names the 10 best Speccy games you must play on them.<p>You know how it is with retro …