CNET News Daily Podcast: Altair precursor comes out of hiding

CNET News reporter Daniel Terdiman has more on an Altair 8800 predecessor that was all but lost to history.

It turns out the Altair 8800 was years behind another microcomputer, one that might have turned the computing world on its ear if a few things had gone differently. CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman has more on an Altair predecessor that was all but lost to history.

That, and other news of the day, on Friday's CNET News Daily Podcast.

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About the author

Leslie Katz, Crave's senior editor, heads up a team that covers the most crushworthy (and wackiest) tech, science, and culture around. As a co-host of the now-retired CNET News Daily Podcast, she was sometimes known to channel Terry Gross and still uses her trained "podcast voice" to bully the speech recognition software on automated customer service lines. E-mail Leslie.

 

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