R.I.P. Clive Sinclair

Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Sat Sep 18 15:45:04 CDT 2021

On Sat, 18 Sep 2021, dwight via cctalk wrote:
> Of course, Busicom was the first programed microprocessor driven 
> calculator, it wasn't the first calculator using calculator ICs. That is 
> what Busicom was trying to compete with, when going to Intel in the 
> first place.

I think that the Sinclair used TI calculator ICs.
Unless he had a special "in" with TI, AND was fastest to market, then it 
is doubtful that he could legitimately claim to be "FIRST".

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