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Hey kids! Ditch that LCD and get ready for the retro CRT world of Windows Terminal

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Re: SAA5055

"First microprocessor/computer system in most peoples homes."

In UK. My Apple II was bought in 1979. Other PCs - kit or ready-built - were also available. Our local TV shop started selling Teletext devices in 1981 - IIRC starting with a front-end converter box.

Both innovations appeared to be leading edge domestic devices. It was a surprise in IIRC 1982 when it was revealed just how many European countries also had Teletext services.

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