Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 9th Mar 2014 17:35 UTC
Microsoft

Not too many people will recall the short-lived era of the "MSX" initiative which was slated to pretty much take over the non-existent middle world where consumer electronics met personal computers. It was always believed, back then, that this is where the sweet spot of profits would emerge. What emerged was instead laughable MSX. It was one of Microsoft's greatest flops.

The MSX was one of the first computers I ever used. I did basic BASIC stuff on it when I was a kid.

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RE[2]: Comment by MOS6510
by MOS6510 on Mon 10th Mar 2014 09:13 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by MOS6510"
MOS6510
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2011-05-12

Indeed and you can still easily buy tapes.

I don't know what's wrong with the internal disk drives. One of them makes a high pitched noise and I think the other one just doesn't work.

My guess is dust and/or a little oil needed.

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