Tag: radio shack

Golden Age of TRS-80: A Look Back At RadioShack Computers

PC Magazine likes its slide shows, and sometimes they are really interesting. This one goes through the golden age of TRS-80. It shows only the main computers Tandy-Radio Shack had released since 1977 with the TRS-80 Model I. If you don’t know much about the TRS line, take a ride down the memory lane, following the link below. Link: PCMag

The TRS‑80 Model II – Learn more about the business oriented TRS-80

Matthew Reed has just published on TRS-80.org an article about the TRS-80 Model II. The article does a good job explaining the differences between the model II and model I, as well as covering released software for the machine. With a lot of information and nice catalog images, you should check it out for sure. Link: TRS-80.org

Get to know Microsoft's spreadsheet before Excel

A new article at trs-80.org about Microsoft Multiplan has been published. Wait! Don’t move to the next retro-sexy-game post! If you like retro computing story, the author did a really good job telling a short but complete story about the first spreadsheet made by Microsoft to compete with the blockbuster VisiCalc. The article focuses a bit on Tandy machines, but…

Retro Computing Roundtable Episode 94

The new episode of RCR, with the participation of Jack Nutting (hosting), Earl Evans, Ken Gagne, Paul Hagstrom, and Carrington Vanston, brings lots of memories about Radio Shack, its iconic TRS-80 family of computers, and much more. Link: RCR

The 24th Annual "Last" CoCoFEST is happening on April 25-26, 2015

More than two decades later, the annual CoCoFEST will have its last edition again. The dates of the next event are April 25 & 26, 2015. The show begins at 9 am. Tickets for this event are $5 per person at the door for the two-day event. Details of the event: HERON POINT CONVENTION CENTER 645 West North Avenue Lombard,…