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microcomputer

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Raspberry Pi microcomputer reaches 1 million made in UK

Raspberry Pi, the super-cheap micro PC designed to get kids coding, has sold a staggering 1.75 million units, 1 million of them made here in the UK.

By October 8, 2013

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Inside the world's long-lost first microcomputer

This story mistakenly referred to the Sacramento State 8008 system as having a 9,600-baud modem.

By January 8, 2010

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Inside the world's long-lost first microcomputer

Vintage computer historians have long revered the Altair 8800. But an unknown computer project at Sacramento State beat the Altair by three years. CNET got a look at it.

By January 8, 2010

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The first microcomputers (images)

During a visit to the DigiBarn Computer Museum in Boulder Creek, Calif., CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman gets a look at what may be the world's first complete microcomputer system, as well as the oldest assembled mint-condition Altair 8080.

16 Images By January 8, 2010

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Cool! Real train arrives, woman's hair blows onscreen

A smart ad on a Stockholm subway platform use the Raspberry Pi microcomputer to combine tech and creativity for an astounding effect.

By February 28, 2014

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Raspberry Pi is as 'simple as Lego' with Kano kit

Raspberry Pi gets easier to use with Kano, a crowdfunded, kid-friendly way to start your own games and coding projects. With stickers!

By November 20, 2013

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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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Cyborg glasses let you fake a good mood

Why bother with Google Glass, when AgencyGlass lets you convey emotions through digital eyes? Hirotaka Osawa wants to help people look happy even when they're not.

By April 18, 2014

Editors' Take

Raspberry Pi Model B+

The "final evolution" of hacker favourite the Raspberry Pi Model B has arrived, adding two USB ports and becoming more power efficient.

July 14, 2014

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The 404 1,447: Where we put on our party hats (podcast)

Leaked from today's 404: the seven people that hold the keys that control the Internet, a portable printer that turns your Instagram photos into Polaroids, a open source laser tag system gets funded on Kickstarter, and more!

By March 18, 2014