Clive Sinclair

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Sir Clive Sinclair obituary
Inventor who brought pocket calculators and the earliest accessible computers into British homes

Stephen Bates

17, Sep, 2021 @2:27 PM

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Clive Sinclair and the offbeat brilliance of the ZX Spectrum
The affordability of Sinclair’s revolutionary 1982 home computer let a generation of young bedroom coders make anarchic, punky games, and its hardware limitations merely fostered extra creativity

Keith Stuart

17, Sep, 2021 @11:46 AM

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Home computing pioneer Sir Clive Sinclair dies aged 81
Creator of the landmark ZX Spectrum and the less commercially successful C5 died after a long illness

Haroon Siddique

16, Sep, 2021 @5:18 PM

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The 20 greatest home computers – ranked!
They seemed like the future … and here we are. We remember the key PC machines that inspired a generation of gamers and programmers

Keith Stuart

07, Sep, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Whatever happened to the 'JD Salinger of gaming'?
Matt Smith invented Manic Miner for ZX Spectrum … then disappeared

Mike Pattenden

19, Jul, 2015 @5:15 PM

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SpeccyJam – and the everlasting appeal of the ZX Spectrum
Starting on Friday, the annual SpeccyJam challenges coders to create new games in the style of classic Spectrum titles. Why? By Keith Stuart

Keith Stuart

28, Aug, 2014 @3:59 PM

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ZX Spectrum and St George's Day celebrated in Google doodle
The search engine's latest doodle commemorates the 30th anniversary of the release of the British computer

Guardian staff

23, Apr, 2012 @12:27 AM

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The BBC Micro can still teach us a lot
The BBC Micro taught a generation of teenagers the joys of programming. It's time to re-engineer such a revolution, writes John Naughton

John Naughton

25, Mar, 2012 @12:06 AM

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Clive Sinclair's wife Angie speaks about Robbie Williams
Lady Sinclair recalls her date with the Take That star and wishes him well with his marriage

Marina Hyde

19, Aug, 2010 @6:59 PM

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Turing is thrashing Sir Tim as films promote computer pioneers

The BCS is trying to raise the profile of IT workers with a campaign based on Information Pioneers. Five will be featured in short films that will be shown on the website, which went live today

Jack Schofield

19, May, 2010 @1:42 PM

In praise of... Sir Clive Sinclair
Editorial: Back in the 80s Clive Sinclair was the face of Britain's technological future, one part visionary, one part dotty uncle and one part marketing genius


11, Oct, 2009 @11:06 PM

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TV ratings – 9 October: Micro Men peaks at more than half a million viewers
BBC4 comedy about Sir Clive Sinclair and Acorn boss Chris Curry gains 2.3% of the digital TV audience. By Steve Busfield

Steve Busfield

09, Oct, 2009 @12:27 PM

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