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Welcome to Show #127!  This episode's topic: An Interview With Chuck Peddle, Part III!

In part III of this interview series, Chuck Peddle discusses further market considerations for the Commodore 8-bit machines, and leaving Commodore to produce business-class personal computers at Victor/Sirius.

Look for Part IV, the conclusion, sometime around August 31st!

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Our Theme Song is "Sweet" from the "Re-Think" album by Galigan.

Thanks for listening!

- Earl

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Direct download: RBP-2009-08-21-127.mp3
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We will serve no bits before their time.

Welcome to Show #126!  This episode's topic: The Vintage Computer Festival East 6.0!

In this episode of Retrobits, Evan Koblentz, producer of the Vintage Computer Festival East, and President and Co-Founder of MARCH (the Mid Atlantic Retro Computing Hobbyists), joins us to discuss the Vintage Computer Festival East 6.0 event!

More information on the Vintage Computer Festival can be found at www.vintage.org...
And here is a flyer (PDF format) for this year's VCF East 6.0 event!

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Our Theme Song is "Sweet" from the "Re-Think" album by Galigan.

Thanks for listening!

- Earl

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Direct download: RBP-2009-08-17-126.mp3
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Hi again!

Welcome to Show #125!  This episode's topic: An Interview With Chuck Peddle, Part II!

In this episode, Chuck Peddle, lead creator of the 6502 microprocessor and the Commodore PET, continues our conversation on the early history of the 6502 and Commodore computers, and the market dynamics of the day!  It's a great conversation.

A modern-day Commodore 64 laptop, created by the famous "Ben Heck", is auctioned for $6,000 for charity!
Juiced.GS, the last remaining print magazine for the Apple II, continues in 2010 for another publication year!
Win994a, a TI 99/4A simulator for Windows, introduces a new version with improved user interface!

Be sure to send any comments, questions or feedback to retrobits@gmail.com.

For online discussions on Retrobits Podcast topics, check out the Retrobits Podcast forum on the PETSCII Forums page!

Our Theme Song is "Sweet" from the "Re-Think" album by Galigan.

Thanks for listening!

- Earl

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Direct download: RBP-2009-08-10-125.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:25 PM