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My first "micro" was a TI 99/4a, and I still have it!
My 2nd was an Apple IIc.
Those WERE the days...
That brought back some memories! Very entertaining MOCR, thank you
I still have my Acorn Electron, and a ZX81! I also owned a VIC-20, a Dragon 32 and an Oric Atmos at the time, and remember spending many hours typing in lines and lines of code from the various computer magazines of the day in order to play some (usually) very average game or something. Happy days
. Have you heard of MESS (the Multiple Emulator Super System)?! I have it on my laptop, and it means I can emulate virtually any of the old home computers AND run games or whatever on it too. Nothing quite beats a bit of Atic Atac or Chuckie Egg!
It never ceases to amaze me just how far computers have progressed since then. Who would have thought at the time that the, for example, 3.5MHz processor, 16/48K of RAM and 256x192 display of the Spectrum would have developed into the powerful desktop and laptop computers we all use today!? In fact there is probably more computing power in an average mobile phone of today than in the home computers of the 1980s! Can you imagine somehow owning a modern laptop when the ZX Spectrum and others were at the height of their popularity - anybody who saw it would have been blown away