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To communicate voice and data simultaneously the ordinary modem leaves a lot to be desired. (Jul, 1984)

To communicate voice and data simultaneously the ordinary modem leaves a lot to be desired.

Introducing the Tel-A-Modem.

Now you and your personal computer can talk on the same phone at the same time.

Let’s say, for example, certain data you were transmitting via your personal computer to a remote computer user needed some verbal explanation to go along with it. With the ordinary modem it couldn’t be done. Not simultaneously.

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By The Year 2000,The World May Catch Up With The Way CompuServe’s New Electronic Mall Lets You Shop today. (Jul, 1984)

Given that Amazon.com opened in 1995, I’d say they were a bit optimistic.

By The Year 2000,The World May Catch Up With The Way CompuServe’s New Electronic Mall Lets You Shop today.

Introducing the first computer shopping service that brings you convenience, savings and enjoyment Here’s your chance to expand the practical uses of your personal computer.

Sign up for CompuServe and shop in our new Electronic Mall. It’s easy to use It tells you more about the products you’re buying. It lets you order faster. And it’s totally unique CompuServe’s new Electronic Mall ” offers you all these shopping Innovations.

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MORE COLOR. MORE SOUND. MORE GRAPHICS CAPABILITIES. (Mar, 1980)

MORE COLOR. MORE SOUND. MORE GRAPHICS CAPABILITIES.

Compare the built-in features of leading microcomputers with the Atari personal computers. And go ahead, compare apples and oranges. Their most expensive against our least expensive: the ATARI 400 Start with graphics capabilities. The ATARI 400 offers 128 color variations. 16 colors in 8 luminance levels. Plus 29 keystroke graphics symbols and 8 graphics modes. All controlled from a full 57 key ASCII keyboard. With upper and lower case. And the system is FCC approved with a built-in RF modulator That’s just for openers.

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PC Owners… Reach for Your Phone! This Winchester is Loaded… with UNIX Software (Jul, 1984)

It does come with a one year “warrranty”. The extra “r” is for reliability!

PC Owners… Reach for Your Phone! This Winchester is Loaded… with UNIX Software

That’s right partner. Now is the time to upgrade your PC with the Sundowndisk. Includes controller. Installs right inside your PC in less than 10 minutes. Backed by our full one-year warrranty.

But that’s only half the story . . . The Sundown comes loaded with VenturCom Venix/86. This highly-acclaimed operating system is a licensed implementation of AT&Ts UNIX and is the only MULTI-USER, MULTI-TASKING UNIX environment available on the IBM PC.

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Undo. Windows. Mouse. Finally. (Jul, 1984)

Undo. Windows. Mouse. Finally.

New Microsoft Word. It makes your IBM Personal Computer think its better than a $10,000 word processor With Microsoft Word, what you see on the screen is what you get on the paper So its easy to spot mistakes. Boldface, underline, and italics look like this, not this: ^Bboldface^B, ^Sunderline^S, ^Italics^I And, when you make changes, paragraphs are automatically reformatted. Flush right, flush left, centered or justified. It even gives you several columns on a page, like a newspaper.

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Sentinel Color Diskettes. (Jul, 1984)

Sentinel Color Diskettes.

Introducing a practical new time-saving approach to help you organize data storage. Classify information by diskette color: for example, receivables in green, payables in red, inventory in blue, purchasing in orange, and so on…

Each Sentinel Color Diskette has a lifetime guarantee; 100% certified at levels which meet or exceed all criteria necessary for accurate, error-free read/write operations.

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Now… Draw On Your Imagination (Jul, 1984)

Now… Draw On Your Imagination

Introducing The Gibson Light Pen System.

The link between mind and machine has arrived. Suddenly you’re free.. .free to translate your every thought into professional quality computer graphics… just by touching your screen.

The Gibson Light Pen System software features icon menus that offer easy access to powerful graphics tools such as symbol libraries, geometric shapes, mirror-imaging, magnification and complete color and pattern editing. Even if you re not a graphic artist, you can design, diagram and draw with precision at high-speed, in high-resolution, and in full-color… right on your screen.

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the case of the disappearing data (Apr, 1965)

the case of the disappearing data

There’s Norman L. Battle, who needs the information on a computer tape in a hurry.

There’s Nancy Havens, who went to the tape vault and was never heard from again.

There’s Horace Cotton, who thinks he saw the tape in the hands of Don Walters, but won’t swear to it.

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Sinclair ZX81: The $149.95 personal computer (May, 1982)

The $149.95 personal computer.

Introducing the Sinclair ZX81 If you’re ever going to buy a personal computer, now is the time to do it.

The new Sinclair ZX81 is the most powerful, yet easy-to-use computer ever offered for anywhere near-the price: only $149.95* completely assembled.

Don’t let the price fool you. The ZX81 has just about everything you could ask for in a personal computer.

A breakthrough in personal computers The ZX81 is a major advance over the original Sinclair ZX80—the world’s largest selling personal computer and the first for under $200.

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Univac at General Electric (Appliance Park) (Aug, 1956)

Univac at General Electric (Appliance Park)

Offering the unique advantage of electronic speed coupled with unrivalled accuracy, it’s no wonder that the General Electric Company installed the Remington Rand Univac at their modern Appliance Park, in Louisville, Kentucky.

Univac makes possible new insight into all phases of G-E’s major appliance operations. Management decisions can be made with a degree of precision never before obtainable.

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