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$11.9 Million Gets You “The House That the Commodore 64 Built” [Commodore 64]

Jack Tramiel passed away earlier this year. If the name doesn't ring a bell, then you might know him as the man who helped revolutionize the computer industry, ushering in the Commodore 64 into millions of homes. In the wake of his passing, Tramiel's own house is now on the market for a whopping 11.9 million. More »

The Jack Tramiel we didn’t know

3 years agoTechnology : I, Cringely

Jack Tramiel died this week at 83 and that means I missed my chance to know the guy. People have complained in the past that my work ignores Commodore, which Tramiel founded, and Atari, which he took over after leaving Commodore following a fight with chairman Irving Gould. That’s a fair criticism. I haven’t written [...]

With Jack Tramiel’s Passing, the PC Industry Loses Another Pioneer

Jack Tramiel’s Commodore 64 was my first computer, and I’ve got a lot of company.

GamesBeat Weekly Roundup

Here’s a collection of the best stories featured on GamesBeat the last seven days. With all the PAX East 2012 previews and downloadable game reviews hitting, this was a busy week. Among the news, Commodore founder Jack Tramiel passed away …

The Jack Tramiel we didn’t know

3 years agoTechnology : I, Cringely

I, Cringely Jack Tramiel died this week at 83 and that means I missed my chance to know the guy. People have complained in the past that my work ignores Commodore, which Tramiel founded, and Atari, which he took over after leaving Commodore following a fight with chairman Irving Gould. That’s a fair criticism. I haven’t written [...] Robert X. Cringely

Jack Tramiel, a Pioneer in Computers, Dies at 83

3 years agoTechnology : Bits

Mr. Tramiel championed Commodore computers, inexpensive machines that were to personal computers what Henry Ford's Model T was to automobiles.

Commodore 64 creator dies

"We need to build computers for the masses, not the classes" — Jack Tramiel [Mercury News]

Founder Of Commodore Computers: Jack Tramiel R.I.P. (1928-2012)

[Photo Via] Wikipedia Sad news today for those of us whose first experience with a computer was a Commodore product. It was announced by Jack Tramiel’s family that the man responsible for the Vic 20 and the Commodore 64 passed … Continue reading ?

The Anti-Steve Jobs Dies: So Long, Jack Tramiel [Obituary]

3 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Jack Tramiel, the antithesis of Steve Jobs, has died. Tramiel was the founder of Commodore. Unlike Jobs, Tramiel believed that computers should be utilitarian and cheap, disregarding elegant design or attention to detail—like the legendary Commodore 64. More »

Commodore Founder Jack Tramiel Dies

Computer industry pioneer Jack Tramiel has passed away at the age of 83.

Jack Tramiel, Founder of Commodore, Dies at 83

3 years agoTechnology : Walyou

Jack Tramiel, the founder of Commodore, died Sunday at the age of 83, Forbes reports. The company’s cheap computers, especially the Commodore 64, introduced many households in the 1980s to computing. Born in 1928 in Poland to a Jewish family, he ended up in the Auschwitz concentration camp before the Allies...Continue Reading on Walyou

Jack Tramiel’s Commodore 64, Atari ST in Music, Remembered, as Vision Lives On [Obituary, Gallery]

(CC-BY) Axel Tregoning. (CC-BY) Marcin Wichary. Jack Tramiel, who died this week, had as deep an impact on computer music for the everyday musician as just about any computing industry pioneer. While Jobs, Woz, Moore, Grove, and Gates get a lot of the attention, Tramiel’s legacy was in making computing affordable and accessible. As such, … Continue ?

Commodore founder Jack Tramiel dies at 83

Auschwitz survivor who built best-selling PC Obituary  The founder of Commodore, one of the driving forces in the early history of the personal computers, has died at the age of 83.…

Commodore Founder Jack Tramiel Dies At 83

3 years agoOdd : The Presurfer

image credit Jack Tramiel, founder of Commodore International, has died aged 83. Tramiel was born as Jacek Trzmiel in Poland. In 1954 he founded the Commodore Portable Typewriter Company in Toronto, Canada. In 1955, the company was formally incorporated as Commodore Business Machines. Show More Summary

Commodore founder Jack Tramiel dies aged 83

Jack Tramiel, the founder of Commodore, passed away at the weekend. He was 83 years old. Tramiel is best known to gamers for founding legendary home computer maker Commodore, and for creating the Commodore 64 and Commodore Amiga. But...Show More Summary

Commodore founder and former Atari owner Jack Tramiel passes away

Computer and video game industry pioneer Jack Tramiel died today at the age of 83, his family reported. Tramiel, a Holocaust survivor, is best known for two achievements in the industry: the founding of Commodore International and the...Show More Summary

Commodore Founder Jack Tramiel Dies at 83

Commodore International founder Jack Tramiel passed away on Sunday at the age of 83.

Founder of Commodore Business Machines, Jack Tramiel, dies at 83

3 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gearlog

Another technology visionary has passed on. Jack Tramiel, the founder of Commodore Business Machines, has died at the age of 83. The driving force behind one of the best-selling home computer systems in history, Tramiel was a pioneer in creating affordable hardware for the everyday consumer that still possessed enough horsepower to push the envelope. [...]

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