Amstrad's new CPC 464 comes with plenty of free plugs
Harking back to the early all-in-one computers of the late 1970s (not least the very first - 1977's Commodore's PET) comes Alan Michael Sugar Trading's - Amstrad's - first in a range of Colour Persona...
The home computer that means business - Amstrad CPC664
When interviewed about the upcoming Atari ST, former Commodore founder and all-round legend Jack Tramiel said "Home computer? I never heard of it - I make personal computers". It was a theme common at...
It does accounts, projections, wordprocessing and 180mph
Only months after Amstrad had released the CPC 664, it was back with an entry in the battle-du-jour which by late summer of 1985 was all about 128K micros. Whilst not really offering much extra over 6...
Get even more attached to your Amstrad
Many computer companies of the time seemed to be happy to rely on third parties to produce peripherals for their machines, particularly Acorn who were famous for their long timescales in developing an...
More than a Word Processor for less than a typewriter
Retailing for only £399 - about £1,430 in 2023 and about a quarter the price of an IBM PC at the time, the PCW 8256 and its follow ups were highly significant and transformative in the UK market, oft...
Compatible with you know who, priced as only we know how
At £449 (£1,470 in 2023) Amstrad wasn't wrong, although that was for the machine which only had a single floppy. The more useful version with a 10MB hard disc drive retailed at only £920 including VAT...
Can your computer keep pace with the Amstrad PC2286
Several years after Amstrad had battered through the UK home and microcomputer industry with its range of keenly-priced machines, it was still going, here offering an Intel 80286-based machine with do...