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Sir Clive Sinclair

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Sir Clive Sinclair
« on: September 19, 2021, 04:24:20 PM »
Sir Clive Sinclair, the inventor and entrepreneur who was instrumental in bringing home computers to the masses, has died at the age of 81.

Sinclair invented the pocket calculator but was best known for popularising the home computer, bringing it to British high-street stores at relatively affordable prices.

Many modern-day titans of the games industry got their start on one of his ZX models. For a certain generation of gamer, the computer of choice was either the ZX Spectrum 48K or its rival, the Commodore 64.
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Re: Sir Clive Sinclair
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2021, 07:19:04 PM »
I wonder if the C5 would sell now?
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Re: Sir Clive Sinclair
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2021, 09:28:45 PM »
It would need some serious safety upgrades I think.  ;D
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