I guess I’ve been a “computer geek” since 1980 (UPDATED after Ten Years)

  My first computer was the Radio Shack TRS-80, Model PC-1, in 1980.  Introduced in July, 1980, The TRS-80 was priced at $230, had 1.5k of RAM and stored data on an attached Cassette recorder. This new TRS-80 Computer is another “first” from the company which brought you the best-selling, world renowned TRS-80. A truly pocket-sized… Read More I guess I’ve been a “computer geek” since 1980 (UPDATED after Ten Years)

Ten Years Ago, the Inventor of the mobile phone said they have become ‘too complicated’

Ten years ago, in the year 2009, Rachel Cooper of The Telegraph (UK) wrote: Mobile phones with cameras and music players are too complicated, according to the inventor of the device.  Martin Cooper, who was the lead engineer of the Motorola team that developed the mobile phone, told a privacy conference in Madrid this week that today’s… Read More Ten Years Ago, the Inventor of the mobile phone said they have become ‘too complicated’