Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 4th Aug 2012 04:17 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems "Quick - name the most important personal computer of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Those of you who mentioned the legendary Apple II - that's fine. I respect your decision. Forced to think objectively in 2012, I may even agree. But if you just named Radio Shack's TRS-80, you made me smile. Your choice is entirely defensible. And back in the TRS-80's heyday, I not only would have agreed with it but would have vehemently opposed any other candidate."
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RE: Comment by Morgan
by zima on Sat 4th Aug 2012 07:28 UTC in reply to "Comment by Morgan"
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I had a CoCo 2 around 1990 [...] It definitely has my vote for one of the greatest home computers of all time.

Hm, but the TRS-80 and the TRS-80 Color Computer seem quite distinct (just checking out what Wiki says / the TRS-80 is largely unknown around here - though it turns out that the first local home computer, Mera-Elzab Meritum, was a clone). For one, the former is based on Z80, the latter on Motorola 6809 - very different systems, overall.

No cookie for you ;p

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