Game & Gadget Podcast #10 – Clive Sinclair, 8-bit Computers & More…

In the 10th Game & Gadget Podcast, I am joined by Tony Warriner who is one of the founders of Revolution Software as we discuss gaming, gadgets and technology.

Topics include:

  • Clive Sinclair best known for the the ZX Spectrum computers passes away aged 81
  • The Raspberry Pi
  • Early electronic devices and pocket calculators
  • 8-bit computers small amount of memory
  • The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) 8-bit console and it’s VERY yellow!
  • The horrors inside 30 year old consoles!
  • The many mods for retro consoles
  • 8-bit computer loading screens
  • Magazines including tapes and discs with games, demos and clip art
  • The sound of a dial up modem
  • How do we cope without the internet?

James Woodcock

James is a Freelance Journalist, Author, Blogger & Podcaster specialising in gaming, gadgets and technology both retro and modern. Ever since he experienced the first controllable pixel movement on the television screen, he has been entranced by the possibilities and rewarding entertainment value generated from these metal and plastic boxes of delight. Writing hundreds of articles including commentary and reviews on various gaming platforms, while also interviewing well known industry figures for popular online publications. Available for hire, view my portfolio for more information.

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