March 29, 1983: Radio Shack Introduces TRS-80 Model 100
1983– Radio Shack introduces the TRS-80 Model 100. It is the first portable computer featuring a 2.4 MHz processor for $799. The portable machine weighed 3.9 lbs.The model-100 was first made and sold as the Kyotronic 85. Tandy Corporation took this small computer over, and sold through Radio Shack.Over 6,000,000 units were sold worldwide.
Wikazine – Full show notes for March 29
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- Netfinity A-100 appliance server
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