Royal Mail, the postal service and courier company in the United Kingdom, has released a collection of 8 postal stamps. These stamps show iconic games from the 80’s and 90’s developed in the UK.
etroComputers.Online attended this years Peterborough STEM Festival. We were invited to display a small selection of our computers.
MyAcornElectron.com is running a Electron User Pendragon competition. You could win a signed piece of artwork from the Pendragon Electron User column from 1986.
The BBC have finally released the final design for their BBC Micro Bit (micro:bit) The BBC Micro Bit is a piece of hardware that will be distributed between 1 million school kids across the United Kingdom. The small PCB has a small but quite high power CPU at its core, a programmable array of 25 red LED […]
Pre final edit clips from Syntax Era (Micro Men)
Micro Men is a one-off BBC drama television show set in the late 1970s and the early-mid 1980s, about the rise of the British home computer market.
Watford Electronics BEEB Video Digitser. This allows you to connect up a video camera, VCR, DVD player etc to you BBC Micro and take still photographs.
This is a machine that I have been after for some time. This model was more aimed at the home user rather than schools as it featured a UHF TV modulator (You could use a normal TV instead of a expensive monitor) and 2 Atari type joystick ports. This machine is recognisable from its green function […]
Could frak! be one of the best games for the BBC Micro (apart from Elite!) If not, what’s your favorite, and why!
The BeebSID allows you to attach a Commodore SID audio chip to a Acorn BBC computer. The case was inspired by the Internet box used in the fantastic British sitcom, IT Crowd. I have uploaded a video to YouTube to show the device in action. Enjoy!