Category Archives: Old Computers

The Sinclair ZX81: 30 years old today

Yes, according to Wikipedia, Sinclair Research’s second most successful computer (if we don’t count revisions of the ZX Spectrum as separate “computers”) was released on March 5, 1981. Exactly 30 years ago today. For more about the ZX81 and the … Continue reading

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ZX80 programming? Man, I feel young again. :)

Between yesterday and today, I took part in a thread in the comp.sys.sinclair newsgroup. Yes, a newsgroup. Some of you may even remember what those are. And the thread was about programming. In BASIC. On the ZX80. A computer from … Continue reading

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