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microcomputers

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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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BBC Micro returns and 'Ant-Man' reviewed in CNET UK Podcast 440

The UK's best technology podcast talks about smartphone decline, microcomputers in the classroom and your favourite tech from childhood. Also ants.

By July 10, 2015

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The computer that's being given away for free to 1 million UK schoolkids

Every UK child within a certain age bracket will be handed a BBC Micro Bit. The makers of the microcomputer hope it will inspire the next generation of programmers for the Internet of Things.

By July 7, 2015

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Microsoft's message to Build developers: This isn't your dad's Windows

The software maker is on a mission to make hardware irrelevant, software the king and Windows the most powerful engine for every device. But the challenge starts now.

By April 29, 2015

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When it comes to wearables, Intel takes anti-Apple approach

Intel is confident wearables are the next frontier. But the chipmaker's approach to developing the gadgets is the polar opposite of that taken by the industry's biggest contenders.

By September 14, 2014

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The untold story behind Apple's $13,000 operating system

CNET looks at newly surfaced contracts, design specs, and page after page of schematics and code, revealing how Apple created its first disk OS, a chapter of Silicon Valley history critical to its later success.

By April 3, 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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How IBM's 5150 PC shaped the computer industry

The landmark personal computer, introduced by IBM 30 years ago Friday, launched the PC revolution, changing the way people work, communicate, and play.

By August 11, 2011