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TRS-80

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Early days of the PC with Radio Shack's TRS-80

Introducing affordable electronics to America, including computers, stereo receivers, and cellular phones, Radio Shack arguably did more for the culture of digital consumerism in the United States than any other company.

By August 18, 2013

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Unboxing the TRS-80 Color Computer 2

Grab your rose-tinted glasses and get your data cassettes ready as CNET Australia's Seamus Byrne unboxes the not-so-classic 1980s home computer, the Radio Shack TRS-80 Color Computer 2.

By January 2, 2013

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Photos: Dinosaur sightings--The Osborne 1 and TRS-80 4P

Antique computers called "portable" are a tiny bit thicker and heavier than the MacBook Air.

By March 20, 2008

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Photos: Cracking open the TRS-80

TechRepublic opens up another famous vintage computer. Get out your handkerchiefs, computer scientists of a certain age--this one's a tearjerker!

By February 11, 2008

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The Gizmo History Report: The TRS-80 Model 100

Glaskowsky describes his first laptop computer, the TRS-80 Model 100.

By July 1, 2007

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Frax app brings fractal-exploration glory to iOS

A computer-graphics A-team is digging into fractals again with software that's clearly a labor of love. Exploring the Mandelbrot and Julia sets is a spectacular marriage of beauty and math.

By October 2, 2013

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'Portable' computer from 1979 wins CNET's old tech contest

Check out the top ten entries and the winner from the CNET Old School to Tech Cool Contest.

By July 12, 2013

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Why DOJ didn't need a 'super search warrant' to snoop on Fox News' e-mail

Vagaries of federal surveillance law, enacted in 1968 and updated in 1986, favor lots of e-mail snooping over only a little.

By May 25, 2013

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Google execs' 'New Digital Age' resists cyber-siren song

book review Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen are more sober than starry-eyed in this worthwhile look at how a pervasive Internet changes censorship, privacy, identity, government, and war.

By April 23, 2013

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From 'WarGames' to Aaron Swartz: How U.S. anti-hacking law went astray

The 1983 movie "WarGames" led to an anti-hacking law with felony penalties aimed at deterring intrusions into NORAD. Over time, it became broad and vague enough to ensnare the late Aaron Swartz.

By March 13, 2013