COMPUTER CHRONICLES REVISITED, PART 28 — THE TANDY 1000 AND COMPAQ PORTABLE

Purchasing software in the late 1980s often required the buyer to carefully read the label, especially if you owned a personal computer that purported to be “compatible” with IBM.

COMPUTER CHRONICLES REVISITED, PART 27 — SARGON III, MILLIONAIRE, AND GHOSTBUSTERS

The original Macintosh would not seem like an obvious gaming machine.

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COMPUTER CHRONICLES REVISITED, PART 26 — THE SONY CD-ROM, PIONEER PX-7, AND HALCYON

This episode of Computer Chronicles shows some of the minor tweaking to the show’s format between the first and second seasons.

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COMPUTER CHRONICLES REVISITED, PART 25 — THE LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL LABORATORY AND JAPAN'S NATIONAL SUPERCOMPUTER PROJECT

You often hear people describe modern smartphones as a “supercomputer in your pocket.

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COMPUTER CHRONICLES REVISITED, PART 24 — EDWARD FEIGENBAUM

For this episode, I’m going to handle things a bit differently.

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COMPUTER CHRONICLES REVISITED, PART 23 — STEVE WOZNIAK, ADAM OSBORNE, LORE HARP, AND GENE AMDAHL

This next Computer Chronicles episode focused squarely on people rather than products.

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COMPUTER CHRONICLES REVISITED, PART 22 — DIALOG AND THE SOURCE

The ostensible topic of this next Computer Chronicles episode was databases.

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COMPUTER CHRONICLES REVISITED, PART 21 — THE APPLE GRAPHICS TABLET, SGI IRIS 1400, AND QUANTEL PAINTBOX

Personal computers of the early 1980s were often limited to just a few colors for on-screen graphics.

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COMPUTER CHRONICLES REVISITED, PART 20 — EXPERT-EASE AND THE KEE SYSTEM

In Part 14 of this series, the Computer Chronicles first discussed the subject of “expert systems.

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COMPUTER CHRONICLES REVISITED, PART 19 — THE HP 2700 AND THE APPLE MACINTOSH

When Apple released the Macintosh–later known as the Macintosh 128K–in January 1984, its main selling point was the graphical user interface (GUI).