[RetroComputers] The Class of November ’82


Hello guys, As I stated in one of my post earlier this year, 1982 was the year of the bloom of the home computers. Acorn BBC Micro, ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64 were all launched during 1982 and they contributed to define the image of the home computer: from now on the computer wasn’t the…

[RetroComputers] Commodore PET


Hello guys, 1977 has been a crucial year for technology: on the side of gaming console there was the debut of one of the most famous home product ever released, the Atari 2600 and on the side of computer science this was the year the famous “Trio of ’77” was released. A triad of popular…

[RetroComputers] Apple II turns 40!


HAL-lo guys, Would you say that Orlando Bloom, Chris Martin, Jessica Chastain and Shakira will be 40 this year? No? So you wouldn’t say that also another pice of history like the Apple II exactly today, June 10th turned 40! This magnifiecient piece of thechnology was maybe the first big hit for Apple and it…

[RetroComputers] ZX Spectrum turns 35!


If you were born outside Europe it could be difficult for you to understand the love the old continent felt for the Speccy. But if you’re european and in particular english you can’t help but fondly remember that black keyboard with the rainbow on the bottom right side. That small and affordable home computer was one…

[RetroComputers] Amiga 600


HAL-lo guys, If some of you was born in 1992, during the month of March…well you have to know you’re in good company. This month in 1992 the Amiga A600, the “June Bug” joined the Commodore family. Son of the Amiga 500 and Amiga 500 Plus, the A600, was released to boost the sales of…