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Home Computing History

Welcome to Binary Dinosaurs, the online display of a real collection of nearly 500 computers that begins at the Magnavox Odyssey from 1972, travels through the 'pong wars' of the 1970s, visits the explosion of diversity and excellence that created the home computer market of the early 80's and ends, well, as time has gone on it's been proved it doesn't end - my former main Mac G5 is here now and pretty soon the machine this site is running from could be declared vintage too...

(I must at this point apologise for most of the pictures here, they were mostly taken in 2000-2003 when bandwidth was precious and digital cameras weren't the best)
Head up to the Control Panel to find your way around the site and enjoy your visit!

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Lisa Icon05 Mar 2018
Happy 37th birthday to the Sinclair ZX81, arguably the machine that introduced computing to the masses. Not me, it was the ZX80 for me but hey. 
Lisa Icon20 Feb 2018
Nice writeup in Amiga User International from last weekend's Recursion 2018 fair in Stratford On Avon, clicky on the button to read!  
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Big update to the RML 380Z page just in case anyone else is attempting to get one of these running. Info was pretty spartan when I was searching. 
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On this day in 1984 a certain Apple Computer launched the Macintosh with a big splashy advert at the Superbowl. Happy birthday Mac!
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Sad news, you may not have known his name but you certainly knew his ZX Spectrum cover art for so many classic games like Daley Thompson's Decathlon and Head Over Heels. 
RIP Bob Wakelin, artist extraordinaire.
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