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Microsoft Computing in the 80′s

Believe it or not (depending how old you are will bring back memories), but Microsoft Windows started it’s life in the 80′s. In November of 1983, Bill Gates showed IBM his new operating system, Windows. It went down like a lead balloon, but Bill realised that a proper GUI based operating system would be the […]


The Commodore 64

‘The’ Computer of the 80′s was the Commodore 64 – the best thing since sliced bread. Released in August 1982, the C64 took the world by storm, and is even popular today amongst the cultist computer nerds. Yeah it looks ugly, but this 8 bit (yes that’s right) computer was capable of so many things. […]