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Historical Context:Nelma Data Corporation was a desktop computer manufacturer based in Mississauga Ontario. In 1982, the company announced its Persona desktop computer (the NDC 100 Persona). In Fall 1983, the computer was shown at computer expo trade…

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Historical context:D.G.A. ELECTRONICS LTD. was founded by Doug Atkinson in 1977 in Toronto, Ontario, as an electronics design firm. It specialized in the development of custom computer hardware and software including single board computers.The D.G.A.…

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The NABU 1100 system was manufactured by NABU Manufacturing Corp. in the early 1980s. The system consisted of the the NABU 1100 computer (designed at Toronto-based Andicom -- one of the companies amalgamated into NABU) and the NABU 404 display…

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Historical contextIn the 1980s and 1990s, Advanced Gravis Computer Technology Ltd. was a leading maker of award-winning joysticks and game pads for desktop computers manufactured by companies such as Amiga, Apple, Atari, Commodore, IBM, and Tandy.…

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Historical contextIn the 1980s and 1990s, Advanced Gravis Computer Technology Ltd. was a leading maker of award-winning joysticks and game pads for desktop computers manufactured by companies such as Amiga, Apple, Atari, Commodore, IBM, and Tandy.…

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The design of the Dynalogic Hyperion desktop computer began soon after the introduction of the IBM PC in 1981. Because the Hyperion was designed to be IBM PC compatible, hardware configurations of both the Hyperion and the IBM PC were similar.…

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The PRO-80 single-board computer kit was designed and manufactured by Protec Microsystems Inc. of Montreal, Quebec. It was introduced in 1981 and distributed by Protec as well as by General Electronics of Willowdale, Ontario. The computer was…

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The SBC 6809 Lab-mate single-board computer was designed by Peter Bubonja, research associate in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Toronto (U of T), between 1984 and 85. The computer was designed and developed at the U of…

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The first Kobo ereader introduced in May 2010. The device was a compact, lightweight, and affordable ereader with Bluetooth connectivity allowing for short-range cable-free transfers of eBooks, newspapers, and magazines to the device. The eReader…

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