The home computing era: from the ZX80 to the iPhone 7

Stuart Sumner
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Personal computing has come a long way since home-assembly kits were sold in the early 80s. Computing takes a trip down (random access) memory lane

The first computers were a far cry from modern devices like the iPhone 6 or Samsung Galaxy S6. The size of a large room and weighing several tonnes, they boasted only a fraction of the power of tod...

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