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]: You mean Rat Shack?
by zima on Sun 5th Aug 2012 15:55 UTC in reply to "RE: You mean Rat Shack?"
zima
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2005-07-06

Sometimes I think such speakers should be outright banned. I stumbled once on a pair, bought by family member (talked into them by a small-shop seller, at 1/3-1/2 the price of a decent 2.1; plus and audio card ...for a PC which never saw any audio playback), that even managed to be definitely worse than any laptop speaker I heard - hell, they were much worse in audio quality than my old clock radio (monaural, but I'd still prefer listening to it).

Frankly, they would hardly be worth the energy expenditure needed to carry them to trash container.

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