February 5, 2016 – New eBay Auctions To Support the Site

January 27, 2016 – TRS-80 Podcasts

Randy Kindig has a retrocomputing podcast found at http://floppydays.libsyn.com/. He has done 51 podcasts to date, with the following TRS-80 1/3/4 podcasts:

For each podcast, Randy also includes the links referenced on the web site. Check it out!

January 12, 2016 – 15 eBay Auction to Support the Site (End of January)

At the end of January I anticipate listing the next 15 items. Everything is original media with original manuals and original binders (if there are binders)

•  Series I Editor Assembler
•  Keyboard Debounce and Real Time Clock
•  Business Systems Payroll
•  Meteor Mission II
•  Debug
•  Program Conversion and Data Conversion
•  Blackjack/Backgammon
•  Checkers-80
•  Pilot Plus
•  Personal Finance Level I
•  Statistical Analysis
•  In-Memory Information System
•  Spectaculator
•  Profile Model 1/3
•  Time Manager package

January 3, 2016 – 15 eBay Auction to Support the Site

The below are the current batch of eBay auctions to support the site.

•  Model III Disk System Owner’s Manual
•  Communications Package for RS-232-C (Tape)
•  Games Pack 3 Package
•  PFS:File
•  Little Brother Data Manager
•  Profile 4+ 
•  Memory Minder Drive Analyzer
•  Target PlannerCalc
•  Disk Scripsit
•  Advanced Statistical Analysis Package
•  Inventory Control System
•  Fortran Package
•  Tape Editor/Assembler
•  TextEdit Word Processing System
•  Micro Movie
•  MS-DOS GWBasic 3.2 Upgrade
•  TRSTimes Magazine Production Documents/Files

PC Magazine Mini TRS-80 History Slideshow

Benj Edwards’ PC Magazine article, a mini TRS-80 slideshow, Golden Age of TRS-80: A Look Back At RadioShack Computers contains highlights of the TRS-80 era.

For trivia bonus points, before clicking through, can you guess which machine is named “The Micro Executive Workstation (TM)”?

For hardcore trivia bonus points, can you name the software seen on the Model III machine? (I’m stumped.)

December 7, 2015 – New TRS8Bit Magazine

Dusty has released the December 2015 issue of the TRS8Bit newsletter on his trs-80.org.uk web site. You can find all of the issues on his downloads page.


PAGE 03 – Cyclejump – James S Schaefer

PAGE 07 – It’s Christmas – Dusty and Dee

PAGE 10 – In Mav’s Workshop (Sole) – Ian Mavric

PAGE 18 – Problems (Edge Connectors) – Bob Roberts

PAGE 20 – In Mav’s Workshop (Hires M3/M4) – Ian Mavric

PAGE 25 – Tandy 1100FD

PAGE 28 – On the Shoulders of Giants (Gorge Boole)

PAGE 30 – In Mav’s Workshop (Hires M4) – Ian Mavric

PAGE 37 – Review of Sir – Derek Trayler