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Biggest Rivalries in Computing History

Biggest Rivalries in Computing History

Star Wars vs. Star Trek, Coke vs. Pepsi, Edison vs. Tesla... History is filled with famous rivalries, but few have matched the intensity and, quite often, the viciousness seen when two te...

Gone, but not forgotten: Compaq

Gone, but not forgotten: Compaq

While computers had finally made the giant leap from machines that took up most of a room to something that could fit on a desk, they were still far from being portable. In 1982 three ent...

In Hindsight… Infamous Tech Industry Predictions and Quotations

In Hindsight… Infamous Tech Industry Predictions and Quotations

The computing industry is fuelled by prediction and rumors. Before the patent became a carefully guarded weapon, chip engineers from competing companies would often share an astounding amo...

Vorbei, aber nicht vergessen: Sinclair Computers

Vorbei, aber nicht vergessen: Sinclair Computers

Für viele waren die 1980er Jahre die goldene Ära im Home Computing. Kostengünstige 8-Bit-Systeme brachten Arcade-Spiele in die breite Masse und boten gleichzeitig die Möglichkeit, gru...