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1985 [Detail]
 1985 First Commodore Amiga Released
 January 1985 Commodore 128 Released
 20th February Olivetti buy 49% of Acorn Computers
 26th April First ARM Processor Powered Up
 24th September Steve Jobs founds NeXT Computers Inc.
 October 1985 Introduction of Intel 386
 24th October Atari's megabyte monster [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985
 24th October TAU-CETI [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985
 24th October Commodore C128 hampered by disk drive delay [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985
 24th October Sir Clive's C5 venture appoints receiver [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985
 24th October Datasoft in court over takeover bid [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985
 24th October Spectrum Elite put back [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985
 24th October Commodore seeks to license Amiga chips [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985
 24th October Miner Willy in new game for January [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985
 24th October Fighter Pilot sequel launched [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 43 - 24-30 October 1985
 5th November Amstrad sets its sights on IBM [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985
 5th November Lord of the Rings [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985
 5th November Sinclair turns in 18.3m loss [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985
 5th November Sub-1,000 Amiga? [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985
 5th November Data Protection [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985
 5th November Charts [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 49 - 5-11 November 1985
 6th November BBC Sales Block [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985
 6th November Rumbelows drops Spectrum as stores plan Xmas ranges [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985
 6th November The Big Apple holds firm [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985
 6th November C64 bonanza [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985
 6th November Tony Bridge's Adventure Corner [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985
 6th November Top Charts - Top Twenty/ Readers' Chart No 48 [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985
 6th November Pick of the week - Disc Driven [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 44 - 31 October - 6 November 1985
 7th November Clive's New Year micros [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985
 7th November BBC Micro 32K Production Ceased [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985
 7th November Clive booked! [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985
 7th November Atari goes slow on 260ST [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985
 7th November Amstrad in 'copier' row [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985
 7th November Top Charts - Top Twenty/ Readers' Chart No 49 [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985
 7th November Pick of the week - Bizarre Scenario [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985
 7th November Time Limit [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 45 - 7-13 November 1985
 20th November Microsoft Windows Launched
 21st November Acorn paves way for 16-bit BBC machine [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985
 21st November Back to the Future [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985
 21st November Spectrum settles Soft Aid storm [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985
 21st November Top Charts - Top Twenty/ Readers' Chart No 51 [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985
 21st November Pick of the week - A hard line [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 47 - 21-27 November 1985
 4th December Top Charts - Top Twenty/ Readers' Chart No 52 [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985
 4th December Pick of the week - Original Touches [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985
 4th December Cray X-MP Supercomputer Begins Operation
 4th December First Spectrum 128s hit the UK [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985
 4th December Amiga launch date is set [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985
 4th December US Gold and Beyond in Superman clash [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 48 - 28 November-4 December 1985
 12th December Spectrum to break 100 as 128 looms in January [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985
 12th December Amiga planned for June in UK [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985
 12th December Xmas ZX Fair [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985
 12th December Charts [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985
 12th December Unlucky 13 [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985
 12th December Acceptable [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985
 12th December Peerless Adventure [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 50 - 12 -18 December 1985
 19th December Atari admits to delay on 260ST [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985
 19th December Sinclair's wafers [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985
 19th December Microsoft Logo to enter schools market [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985
 19th December Charts [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985
 19th December Ninteen Eighty-Four George Orwell [News Article] - Popular Computing Weekly Vol 4 No 51 - 19-25 December 1985

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