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Dates In History


1982 [Detail]
 1982 Paul Allen leaves Microsoft due to Ill Health
 1982 Introduction of Cray X-MP supercomputer
 1982 ZX microfair [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 23 - 9-15 June 1983
 1982 Descent into the valley! [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 23 - 9-15 June 1983
 1982 98K Lynx [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 23 - 9-15 June 1983
 1982 Commodore goes for broke [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 23 - 9-15 June 1983
 1982 Electron goes bl-iingual [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 23 - 9-15 June 1983
 1982 Japanese Government Sets Out its 'Fifth Generation' Project
 January 1982 Business Apple III sheds hobbyist image [News Article] - Practical Computing - January 1982, Volume 5, Issue 1
 January 1982 Control Basic as standard [News Article] - Practical Computing - January 1982, Volume 5, Issue 1
 January 1982 Extensive functions in PROM programmer [News Article] - Practical Computing - January 1982, Volume 5, Issue 1
 January 1982 Chess Champion V can beat the best [News Article] - Practical Computing - January 1982, Volume 5, Issue 1
 January 1982 Robots star in film [News Article] - Practical Computing - January 1982, Volume 5, Issue 1
 January 1982 HP-2623A's quality matches its price [News Article] - Practical Computing - January 1982, Volume 5, Issue 1
 January 1982 Electronic change for budding Beethovens [News Article] - Practical Computing - January 1982, Volume 5, Issue 1
 January 1982 Compact code with Compress [News Article] - Practical Computing - January 1982, Volume 5, Issue 1
 January 1982 Micro-80 provides the typewriter link [News Article] - Practical Computing - January 1982, Volume 5, Issue 1
 January 1982 60K Memory System vies for office users [News Article] - Practical Computing - January 1982, Volume 5, Issue 1
 January 1982 Doctors' micro advice centre [News Article] - Practical Computing - January 1982, Volume 5, Issue 1
 January 1982 Programmer's Apple boon [News Article] - Practical Computing - January 1982, Volume 5, Issue 1
 January 1982 Source-code compiler [News Article] - Practical Computing - January 1982, Volume 5, Issue 1
 January 1982 Total payroll pack designed for novice [News Article] - Practical Computing - January 1982, Volume 5, Issue 1
 January 1982 Sorcerer's magic way with words [News Article] - Practical Computing - January 1982, Volume 5, Issue 1
 January 1982 Card to do Tandy credit [News Article] - Practical Computing - January 1982, Volume 5, Issue 1
 1st February Introduction of Intel 80286 at 6 MHz, with 134,000 transistors
 23rd April Sinclair ZX Spectrum Launched
 May 1982 Clive Sets the Pace [News Article] - ZX Computing Summer 1982
 May 1982 Sinclair Misses the Bus [News Article] - ZX Computing Summer 1982
 May 1982 Schools Lap it Up [News Article] - ZX Computing Summer 1982
 May 1982 Timex Buys it Up [News Article] - ZX Computing Summer 1982
 May 1982 Users' Club [News Article] - ZX Computing Summer 1982
 May 1982 Users Crowd it Out [News Article] - ZX Computing Summer 1982
 16th June Clive Sinclair is awarded a knighthood [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 2 No 24 - 16-22 June 1983
 August 1982 Commodore 64 Released
 August 1982 Dragon 32 Released

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