Posts tagged with “David Welsh”

Priming the Pump: How TRS‑80 Enthusiasts Helped Spark the PC Revolution

Lately, there seems to be an increasing interest in the history of early microcomputers. But for whatever reason, Radio Shack and the TRS‑80 are rarely mentioned in histories of microcomputing. When the TRS‑80 is mentioned, the details are often incomplete or completely wrong. I don’t know what has caused this collective amnesia, but the TRS‑80 deserves to have its important contributions recognized.