Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 7th Apr 2012 23:37 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes "Punix is a Unix-like operating system for the Motorola M68000-based TI graphing calculators, starting with the TI-92+. It is currently under development and is not ready for widespread use yet. So far the kernel is being written, and user-space utilities and applications will follow." ...amazing.
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RE[2]: Comment by Luminair
by Neolander on Mon 9th Apr 2012 07:50 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Luminair"
Neolander
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2010-03-08

Which is funny, considering that the HP-40G is a tangible proof that you can make a CAS run okay on weaker (and cheaper) hardware than a TI-83+.

Market segmentation is something beyond logic. I am impressed that it even works.

Edited 2012-04-09 07:51 UTC

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RE[3]: Comment by Luminair
by moondevil on Mon 9th Apr 2012 11:40 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Luminair"
moondevil Member since:
2005-07-08

Calculators are special, since many countries require specific models on their curriculums.

For example, in Portugal Casio has always had a preference to TI.

The FX-850P and FX-880P were very loved in the early 90's.

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RE[4]: Comment by Luminair
by levente on Mon 9th Apr 2012 14:15 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by Luminair"
levente Member since:
2010-05-23

i really miss the calculators from the 90's... i think industrial design had a peak back than...

anyways, here is a link to a collector:
http://www.rskey.org/CMS/index.php/exhibit-hall

Edited 2012-04-09 14:15 UTC

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