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[2]: Nothing special
by chiwaw on Sun 5th Aug 2012 04:44 UTC in reply to "RE: Nothing special"
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Completely true. And the proof is that the most awesome computer in the early '80s was the TRS-80 MC-10. I know it bombed and was one of the most limited computer on the marked. But it WAS THE BEST.

It also happened to be my first computer and I learned to program on it. Coincidence? I don't think so.

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