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Somebody should make a phone like this

The Sinclair Sovereign, a pocket calculator from 1976. [Planet Sinclair]

From Rick Dickinson’s photostream.

Sir Clive, the man who brought home computers to Britain, on the Beeb

Xeni’s spotted a cool inteview with Sir Clive Sinclair, inventor of the ZX-series computers that got England addicted to home computing. It its day, the ZX Spectrum was a low-end machine, the little brother of fancier, bulkier 8-bits like the … Continue reading

Sinclair's wrist calculator: would you wear it now?

This extravagant wristwatch is an early product designed by Sir Clive Sinclair, who went on to make the successful ZX series of ultra-miniaturized home computers. It was, by all reports, a surprise hit. 8 digits, red LED. … Launched in … Continue reading