Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 23rd Mar 2007 22:32 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems "Misery, heartbreak, sorrow, and despair. No, I'm not talking about adolescence; I'm referring to what happens when you're stuck with a PC from Hell. Systems that were overpriced and underpowered, parts that failed two days after the warranty expired, marathon phone calls with brain-dead tech support staff - over the years we've suffered more than our share of ills, and so have millions of other innocent PC users. But picking these 10 Worst PCs of All Time wasn't as easy as it sounds."
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RE[2]: The original IBM PC
by Cutterman on Sun 25th Mar 2007 11:19 UTC in reply to "RE: The original IBM PC"
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"ZX81 which had b&w graphics, 1kb ram and no sound."

The XZ81 was a brilliant little machine, it cost next to nothing and a 16k memory add-on was cheap. It even had a sparky little printer. Mine still works 25 years later!

Of course its nothing to what we have today, but I cut my programming teeth on it with Sinclair Basic and assembler until the Spectrum came along.

Sinclair/Timex raised a whole generation.

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