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Author Pitre, Boisy G., author.

Title CoCo : the colorful history of Tandy's underdog computer / Boisy G Pitre, Bill Loguidice
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2014]


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 178 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents 1. Tandy gets personal -- 2. Planting the seed -- 3. Colorful computing -- 4. Somewhere over the rainbow -- 5. Double trouble -- 6. Silicorn valley -- 7. Three's company -- 8. Third time's charm -- 9. Made in the USA -- 10. The time has come -- 11. Hello darling -- 12. CoCo forever
Summary CoCo: The Colorful History of Tandy's Underdog Computer is the first book to document the complete history of the Tandy Color Computer (CoCo), a popular 8-bit PC series from the 1980s that competed against the era's biggest names, including the Apple II, IBM PC, and Commodore 64. The book takes you inside the interesting stories and people behind this unique, underdog computer. Both noted computer science and technology advocates, authors Pitre and Loguidice reveal the story of a pivotal period in the home computing revolution from the perspective of Tandy's Co
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed February 4, 2014)
Subject Tandy Corporation -- History
Tandy Corporation
TRS-80 computers -- History
COMPUTERS -- Systems Architecture -- General.
COMPUTERS -- Computer Engineering.
TRS-80 computers
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Loguidice, Bill, author.
ISBN 9781466592483