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."
Permalink for comment 529912
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[4]: Were TRS-80 clones legal?
by MOS6510 on Mon 6th Aug 2012 16:33 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Were TRS-80 clones legal?"
Member since:

I'd like to second that. Even the dumbest kids could and would at least code a few lines.

Most, if not all, home computers allowed you to start coding the moment you turned it on. And they came with a manual!

Reply Parent Score: 2