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Category: 1980’s

Commodore Amiga 500

The Amiga is the fist low-end 16/32bit home computer from Commodore, it was a direct competitor to the Atari ST. The Amiga proved very successful in Europe and proved to

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Atari ST 1040 STF

The Atari ST is the first personal computer to come with a bitmapped color GUI, using a version of Digital Research’s GEM released in February 1985 on the original 520ST, when the computer was upgrade

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Sinclair Spectrum

The Spectrum was among the first mainstream-audience home computers in the UK, similar in significance to the Commodore 64 in the USA.  The introduction of the ZX Spectrum led to

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Nintendo Entertainment System

The Nintendo Entertainment System (commonly abbreviated as NES) is an 8-bit home video game console that was developed and manufactured by Nintendo. It was initially released in Japan as the Family Computer (commonly known by the portmanteau abbreviation Famicom), on July

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Commodore VIC 20

The VIC-20 was intended to be more economical than the previous PET computer. It was equipped with 5 KB of static RAM and used the same MOS 6502 CPU as the PET. The VIC-20’s video chip, the MOS

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Sinclair Spectrum +

The Spectrum was among the first mainstream-audience home computers in the UK, similar in significance to the Commodore 64 in the USA.  The introduction of the ZX Spectrum led to

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Acorn BBC Model B

During the early 1980s, the BBC started what became known as the BBC Computer Literacy Project. The BBC wanted to base its project on a microcomputer capable of performing various tasks

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Atari 2600 Jr

In 1986 Atari released a slimline version of their popular 2600 games console. It had a more cost effective internal design and the casing similar to that of the 7800

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