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Early Analog Computer; Used transistor Technology.
From the Operator's Manual describes the TR-48.
"The PACE© TR-48 is a fully transistorized, general purpose analog computer. Consisting entirely of solid-state circuit elements, the TR-48 is…

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Exceltronix catalogs.
Holdings: Fall 1982/83, Spring 1983, Fall 1983, Spring 1984, Fall 1984, Spring 1985, Spring 1986, 1987, and Summer 1989.

Founded in 1979, Exceltronix was one of the largest and popular electronics stores of the 1980s in…

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In 1974, a Torontonian electronics hobbyist Howard Franklin designed and constructed a fully functional microcomputer using a MIL MF8008 8-bit microprocessor. His computer was possibly the earliest example of a Canadian hobby microcomputer and is one…

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Introduction to IBM Data Processing Systems. IBM, Form F22-6517 (1960).
Technical manual.

J.A. Brown's PHD thesis; his thesis was the starting point to the
development of the APL2 programming language offered by IBM.

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photograph of Micro Computer Machines manufacturing facility in Kingston, ON

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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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Historical context: LANPAR Technologies Inc. (also known as Les Technologies LANPAR Inc.), was a company founded in 1970 (as LANPAR Ltd.) by Rene Pardo in Markham, Ontario. Six years later, the company changed its name to LANPAR Technologies Inc.…

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This Mathatron Desk Top Calculator was possibly the earliest solid-state electronic calculating device used at York University. This programmable calculator was used in the second half of the 1960s by Professor Ralph Nicholls who founded the Graduate…

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The first add-on graphics cards for the microcomputer market.
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