Magnavox Odyssey²

Year: 1978 Price: US $179 (equivalent to $657.28 in 2016) The Magnavox Odyssey², also known as Philips Odyssey² is a second generation home video game console released in 1978. It was sold in Europe as the Philips Videopac G7000, in Brazilas the Philips Odyssey and in Japan as Odyssey2 (オデッセイ2 odessei2). Odyssey² was one of the major three home consoles prior to the 1983 video game market crash, along with Atari 2600 and IntelliVision. In the…

Compaq Portable SLT/286

Year: 1989 Initial Price: $5.399 and would cost $10.056 in 2016   THE EXECUTIVE COMPUTER The machine offers a bright high-resolution display that supports the VGA video standard, the first laptop with that feature. It has a 12-megahertz 80C286 processor, a new low-power chip that is among the faster 80286 microprocessors, and it is certainly capable of handling…

Schneider CPC 464 and Green Monitor

Year: 1984 Initial Price: GBP £359.00   The Schneider CPC (short for Colour Personal Computer) is a series of 8-bit home computers produced by Schneider and Amstrad between 1984 and 1990. It was designed to compete in the mid-1980s home computer market dominated by the Commodore 64 and the Sinclair ZX Spectrum, where it successfully established itself primarily in the United Kingdom, France, Spain, and the German-speaking…

Casio PB-300

Year: 1983 Initial Price: Unknown   CPU HD61913 CMOS VLSI SPEED 455 kHz, ceramic resonator used as system clock RAM 2 KB (1568 bytes for BASIC) ROM 12 KB SIZE / WEIGHT 173 (W) x 90 (D) x 20 (H) mm / 258 g (with batteries) I/O PORTS 12-pin expansion port for cassette interface POWER…