Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 23rd Apr 2007 22:47 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems "Clive Sinclair's ZX Spectrum is a quarter of a century old today. The machine that really launched the UK IT industry hit the streets of a depressed Britain on 23 April, 1982. Dark days, then. But lo, along came bespectacled Messiah Sir Clive Sinclair with the successor to his 1981 release, the black-and-white ZX-81. The ZX Spectrum boasted a visual cortex-melting eight colours at 256 x 192 resolution, blistering 3.5MHz CPU, and crucially, a crisp-repelling vulcanised rubber keyboard."
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by pfortuny on Tue 24th Apr 2007 07:39 UTC
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That's what I typed more (obviously). Only 3 keystrokes and 3-4 minutes! Instant boot (not like today computers).

I remember trying to learn Assembly. I have great memories of that computer and I learnt A LOT.

O days bygone.

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