Posts tagged with “Samuel Solomon”


Scripsit was the product name that Radio Shack used for their word processors for TRS‑80 computers. Over the lifetime of the TRS‑80, Radio Shack created versions of Scripsit for practically every TRS‑80 computer model sold. With only a few exceptions, the different Scripsit programs offered different features and capabilities.

Scripsit was described by 80 Micro magazine as “the overwhelming choice of TRS‑80 owners.”

An Interview with Dan Gookin

Dan Gookin is a popular computer book author who has written 120 titles that have sold 12 million copies and been translated into over 30 languages. He is perhaps most famous for DOS for Dummies, his 1991 book which became the fastest selling computer book and launched the For Dummies series that continues today. He also maintains the web site Wambooli.

In this interview, conducted in August 2011, he talks about how he started in computers with a TRS‑80 Model III.