CoCo: The Colorful History of Tandy's Underdog Computer

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CRC Press, 10. dec. 2013 - 203 sider
CoCo: The Colorful History of Tandy's Underdog Computer is the first book to document the complete history of the Tandy Color Computer (CoCo), a popular 8-bit PC series from the 1980s that competed against the era's biggest names, including the Apple II, IBM PC, and Commodore 64. The book takes you inside the interesting stories and people behind t
 

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Indhold

Chapter 1 Tandy Gets Personal
1
Chapter 2 Planting the Seed
19
Chapter 3 Colorful Computing
29
Chapter 4 Somewhere over the Rainbow
53
Chapter 5 Double Trouble
69
Chapter 6 Silicorn Valley
89
Chapter 7 Threes Company
101
Chapter 8 Third Times Charm
117
Chapter 9 Made in the USA
131
Chapter 10 The Time Has Come
143
Chapter 11 Hello Darling
155
Chapter 12 CoCo Forever
169
Back Cover
179
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Om forfatteren (2013)

Boisy G. Pitre has been an avid and passionate advocate for CoCo for nearly 30 years. In 1992, he joined Microware Systems Corporation, the makers of OS-9, as a software engineer and has worked in the industry ever since. Today, he remains a part of the CoCo community, leading various open source initiatives and working with his partner Mark Marlette at Cloud-9 to provide hardware and software for the CoCo hobbyist. He received an MS and BS in computer science with a minor in mathematics from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Bill Loguidice is a critically acclaimed technology author and documentary producer as well as co-founder and managing director for the online publication, Armchair Arcade. A noted videogame and computer historian and expert, he personally owns and maintains well over 400 different systems from the 1970s to the present day, including a large volume of associated materials.

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