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Vintage Computers Assemble to Create Christmas Symphony [Video]

From The Glasgow School of Art: The ensemble: A collection of vintage Mac computers, a Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum + 1 and a SEGA Mega Drive perform a rendition of “Carol of the Bells” with lyrics re-written by Robert Florence & Philip Larkin in the Mackintosh Library at The Glasgow School of Art. Show More Summary

Carol of the Bleeps

James Houston created an electronic holiday card for the Glasgow School of Art using a Commodore 64, a Sinclair ZX Spectrum, vintage Macs, and a Sega Mega Drive to perform Carol of the Bells – though the lyrics have been tweaked a b...

Relive Britain's home computer boom with the ZX Vega

2 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

The Vega console is not merely modeled on the classic ZX Spectrum, one of the more striking early home-computer designs. Read the rest

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega Portable Console Runs Entire Spectrum of ZX Spectrum Games

It may not have been as popular in the U.S., but the Sinclair ZX Spectrum holds a special place in British home computer history. Sinclair founder Sir Clive Sinclair was freakin’ knighted mainly because of the…

Sinclair ZX Spectrum reborn as a retro console

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

For those who enjoyed classic games like Chuckie Egg and Elite, little can compare to the nostalgia that Sir Clive Sinclair's ZX Spectrum home computer invokes. The venerable "Speccy" made a big impact on the UK home computer scene back...Show More Summary

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega Can Play Over 14,000 Retro Video Games Through Your TV

The latest startup project to hit the Highsnob inbox is the Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega, a new gaming gadget that can play a whopping 14,000 classic 80s computer games through your TV screen. Costing £100 (or $156.53 for Snobs in the USA)… The post Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega Can Play Over 14,000 Retro Video Games Through Your TV appeared first on Highsnobiety.

ZX Spectrum handheld smashes £100,000 funding goal in two days

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Remember that new ZX Spectrum video game console we told you about yesterday? Well, it's already smashed its £100,000 ($156,477 USD) crowdfunding goal on Indiegogo. Barely 48 hours have passed since the campaign went live, but already the first 1,000...

Twitter Fights Bullying, Indiegogo Insures Against Failure, & More… [Tech News Digest]

Also, broadcast yourself on Steam, buy a new old ZX Spectrum, program the White House Christmas tree lights, and watch a documentary about Bob Pritikin. Twitter Improves Online Abuse Tools Starting today we’re rolling out an improved way to flag abusive Tweets. Show More Summary

The ZX Spectrum returns as a plug-and-play console

The popular ZX Spectrum series of microcomputers has resurfaced as a crowdfunded plug-and-play console produced in a collaboration between Sinclair Research founder Clive Sinclair and tech startup Retro Computers. The ZX Spectrum was a low-cost home...

Sinclair is back with the Spectrum Vega ... just as rubbish as the ZX

Something a little sad about Sir Clive revisiting his old hit +Comment  The Spectrum fanbois at Retro Computers have enlisted the help of Sir Clive to launch a new crowd-funded Spectrum clone. The Sinclair Spectrum Vega is a console that plays games from the '80s – complete with piezo speaker-generated sound and attribute clash.…

The ZX Spectrum has been reimagined as an all-in-one gamepad

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

The ZX Spectrum was a landmark computer in the 1980s that gave Britain classic video games such as Elite, R-Type and Manic Miner. Now it's coming back as the Sinclair Spectrum Vega, an all-in-one controller and console that's styled after the origina...

The ZX Spectrum could be coming back, all thanks to crowdfunding

Back in the 80s, the ZX spectrum was a big deal. It was the first mainstream home computer in the UK, with over five million units sold. Not just that, over 24,000 pieces of software were developed for the machine, with 100 being developed in 2012 alone. Show More Summary

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega crowdfunding campaign launched

Redesigned computer will have 1000 games built-in. A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to bring back the humble ZX Spectrum, albeit in a new form. Click here to read the full article

Meet the ZX Spectrum Vega: 80s computing nostalgia revived for charity

Sir Clive Sinclair is bringing a classic of 80s computing back to life in a new form via IndieGoGo. A new version of the Sinclair ZX Spectrum — the Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega — has been designed by Retro Computers, a Luton-based startup that counts Sir Clive among its investors. Show More Summary

Sir Clive Sinclair crowdfunding new ZX Spectrum computer

British video game legend Sir Clive Sinclair has returned with a crowdfunding campaign for a new ZX Spectrum computer that plays all the Sinclair Spectrum games. The Sinclair Spectrum Vega is a new micro-controller computer, based on the influential Spectrum products of the 1980s, that will be sold for under £100. Show More Summary

?A Surreal RPG That's Too Spooky For Me

With Halloween just days away, now is a great time to get in the mood with some spooky video games. So here's a free action RPG that harkens back to the spookiest gaming machine — The ZX Spectrum. Read more...

Reg hands portable Sinclair ZX Spectrum to lucky compo winner

Monday sunshine for tech consultant The lucky winner of the unique portable Spectrum is Martin Ryan.…

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor review

Despite a myriad of sources to draw from, few games have brought Tolkien's Middle-earth to life. There have been many attempts, from the ZX Spectrum text adventure The Hobbit to endless film tie-ins, but none have quite recreated the...Show More Summary

Remember This?

Well done to modeski for guessing yesterday’s Remember This. It was a tough one. No quarter given. It was Atic Atac on the ZX Spectrum. More »      

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