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This magazine was the first national periodical devoted to the growing microcomputer "scene" in New Zealand. As it doesn't focus on one particular model or market, the pages are interesting historical snapshots of what was happening at the time.



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In Issue Five, along with editorial comment, letters, club contacts and a glossary, you will find... Handhelds - One user's experience and a review of the Casio FX-702P The ATC Sirus reviewed The Epson HX-20 reviewed Duty and tax issues Microcomputers on the farm - Examples The role of networks in school (part 1) Microcomputers in Business - How to put in request for a proposal (RFP) Basic BASIC (part 4) Core Memory Alternative languages for graphics Reviews on books on COBOL, word processing...
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In Issue Six, along with editorial comment, letters, club contacts and a glossary, you will find... Tips on using cassette tape for storage The Hitachi MB-6890 (Hitachi Peach), the Apple III and the Microbee all reviewed A preview of the new micros from IBM and ICL Microcomputers on the farm - How they can help with the business Education Department's report on Micros for schools Microcomputers in Business - Evaluating vendor reports Micros in the pharmacy Basic BASIC (part 5) A bit more about...
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In Issue Seven, along with editorial comment, letters, club contacts and a glossary, you will find... Review of the IBM PC and the NEC PC8000 NZ-made disk drive for the System-80 Sord's PIPS III Memory pages Software reviews: Multiploy for the Apple II and games for the VIC-20 The mechanics of a network Why farmers should use computers ZX-81 and Pascal book reviews Basic BASIC (part 6) Clip-on path to better graphics Support columns for the Atari (A-Mazing game) Apple II Vic 20 (graphic game)...
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In Issue Eight, along with editorial comment, letters, club contacts and a glossary, you will find... A report on DBASE II Financial modelling packages Setting up a computerised system Gemstock for a Sord. A jeweller's tale Two business consultants share their views A review of the Commodore 64 Why are computers so expensive in New Zealand? A cost-benefit analysis of computers down on the farm Computer camps Network options for schools An article on the thirst for computer knowledge Basic BASIC...
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In Issue Ten, along with editorial comment, letters, club contacts and a glossary, you will find... A sales tax update Review of the Sinclair Spectrum and the BMC 800 Review of the Compute Mate, a printer under $1000 Supercalc reviewed Software for solicitors What's happening internationally Report on a robotic seminar Auckland microcomputer show preview Computer studies in one NZ school Software use in primary schools Boom in farming microcomputing - or not? Basic BASIC (part 9) CPU Addressing...
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In Issue Eleven, along with editorial comment, letters, club contacts and a glossary, you will find... A few articles on Wordprocessing Review of the Sord M5 Review of the Franklin Ace 1000 Printer Mannsemann Tally MT160L reviewed Software reviews including two kiwi games for the Vic 20 International news How computer science might help cricket umpires Tips on de-bugging Programming tips Picking a computer for your farm The history of CP/M Calcstar, a CP/M spreadsheet Review of an educational...
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In Volume 2, Issue 1, along with news, editorial comment, letters, club contacts and a glossary, you will find... Telecommunications for the NZ micro user Three articles on computer education Review of the Colour Genie Review of the VZ200 A colour, graphics and sound card, and other add-ons for the System 80 A review of two speech synthesizers Multiplan spreadsheet software reviewed An article on how to de-bug A report from the U.S. National Computer Conference Farm Software - Controlling...
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In Volume 2, Issue 2, along with news, editorial comment, letters, club contacts and a glossary, you will find... Review of the JR100 Review of the NEC APC Review of the Epson QX10 Review of the FP1000 An article on 16-bit machines Artifical Intelligence Bar coding with handhelds Helping children to spell with a Microbee The System '83 show in Auckland Tips on writing BASIC programs Support columns for the Commodore 64 (internal clock and customised characters) Spectrum (Hi-Res colour) Apple...
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In Volume 2, Issue 3, along with news, editorial comment, letters, club contacts and a glossary, you will find... A comparison of all portables available on the NZ market Review of the NZ-made Proteus (From the folks that bought us the Poly) Review of the Casio PB100 Handheld Review of the Cromemco C-10 small business machine Details on a robot mouse contest A personal story of how young children take to micros at home The microcomputer scene in Japan A report on the Computer Society's National...
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In Volume 2, Issue 4, along with news, editorial comment, letters, club contacts and a glossary, you will find... A comparison of all computers under $5000 available on the NZ market A comparison of available printers up to $2000 Review of the Comex 35 Review of the Spectravideo 318 Review of the Oric 1 Catalogue for the Christchurch Computer Show A report from the Tokyo Microcomputer Show A report from the Learning in the Computer Age Exhibiton A special crossword for computer buffs Programs...
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