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The Father of the 6502 Dies

Chuck Peddle, the creator of the MOS Technology 6502 microprocessor has passed away at age 82. Peddle, originally on the Motorola team that developed the 6800 series chips, was determined to develop an inexpensive chip which did not cost $300 such as the Motorola 6809 did. Originally developed while Peddle was working at Motorola, the […]

Original Lisa-1 Sells for $56,100 on Ebay

An original Apple Lisa-1 has sold for $56,100 USD on the auction site, Ebay.   The Lisa-1, a completely functional unit, is owned by Ebay user, professorinschubert in Karlsdorf-Neuthard, Germany.  According to the story behing the machine, it was purchased from a collector who bought it more than 34 years ago when it was released. I got […]

Whither Apple?

DeWitt Robbeloth II Computing Volume 1 Number 1October / November 1985 The computer world was stunned in June when Apple Computer, Inc. announced, in effect, that cofounder and Chairman of the Board Steven Jobs had been unhorsed in a corporate joust with Apple’s President and Chief Executive Officer, John Sculley. Sculley convinced the Board of […]