Practical Computing - December 1978

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Practical Computing - December 1978, Volume 1, Issue 4


Micro Solved Jumbo Problem: How a Micro is running an airline reservations system for a travel agent handling package tours, page 18

Research Machines Review: We test the Research Machines 380Z micro, a system which is said to be ideal for use in educational environments, page 27

Choosing Your First Computer: The plain man's guide to buying a computer and how to get started, whether you want a kit or a complete system. Plus our Buyers' Guide, listing prices, equipment and applications in an easy-to-read chart, page 38

Win £3,000 Worth of Computers: A special competition for Christmas with £3,000 worth of computers which must be won. We are offering a Digital LSI-11, a Research Machines 380Z and a Nascom 1, page 59

Games, Games, Games: Play Battleships, Racing Cars or Monster games. We detail Basic program listings showing how to get the games running, page 44

ITT Interview: We interview ITT, a multi-national company entering the home computing market. The company says it starts manufacturing the Apple II in the U.K. from January and is looking for dealers, page 34

And Much More: Computabits, page 63; Software, page 36; Teach-yourself-programming with Illustrating Basic, page 51; Feedback, page 15; Letters, page 17; Printout, page 21; Education, page 30; Sumlock Bondain shop, page 33; Glossary, page 74

Other Articles Include:
Gadget Freak Adds to his Pet Collection
Adverts :

The Exidy Sorcerer Computer
Naked Mini-4
Tandy TRS-80
Research Machines 380Z
Nascom Microcomputers
Texas Instruments TI-58 and TI-59

Publication Date : December 1978

ISSN Number : 0141-5433

Creator : ECC

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH2206. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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