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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 ContextThe Inter@ctive Pager (models 800 and 900) was the first hand-held communications device designed and built by Research In Motion Limited (RIM, now Blackberry), a Canadian company founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario. The…

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Historical Context:Between 1996 and 2004, Research in Motion (RIM, Waterloo, Ontario) released several generations of wireless communications devices: the Inter@ctive 800, 900, 850, and 950 two-way pagers, the RIM Wireless Handsets 857 and 957 as…

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Joysticks and game pads manufactured by Advanced Gravis Computer Technology Ltd. in the 1980s and 1990s. Holdings: Gravis PC GamePad, Gravis analog joystick, Gravis Eliminator joystick, and Gravis Eexterminator Force joystick.

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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.…

AES-286 Personal Computer model number 286, serial number 100309.

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Graphics cards and GPUs manufactured by ATI of Markham, Ontario. For full listing of ATI hardware, consult ATI Collection.

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Bell Canada ALEX tetetext service has its roots in the popularity of teletext systems (such as the French Minitel) and in Bell's Integrated Office Systems strategy, developed in mid 1980s, to integrate office systems with communications.Bell ALEX…

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The Commodore Plus/4 home computer was released by Commodore International in 1984. It was a CPU unit in plastic enclosure with built-in keyboard. The distinctive feature of the computer were four applications resident in the computer's ROM: a word…

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An image of the Ottawa office of Computel Systems Ltd.

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