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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 Icon17 Mar 2019
Added a page for the Canon TX-50 II, no, I'd never heard of it either. Go see! 
 
Lisa Icon15 Mar 2019
Happy 30th anniversary to the WWW! Click the button below for some 30 year fun courtesy of those scamps at CERN. 
 
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Today the Centre For Computing History in Cambridge revealed the prototype ZX Spectrum, the machine that changed the lives of thousands of spotty geeks forever. 
 
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Having restored my Sharp MZ80K and MZ80A it was natural the MZ80B was next. Read all about it. 
 
Lisa Icon19 Jan 2019
Today was the day Apple launched the Lisa, the world's first commercial 32 bit 'Supermicro' with its paper white display, icons and a mouse. The name was said to stand for 'Local Integrated System Architecture' but really it was Steve Jobs' daughter's name :o) 
 
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