The Commodore 16

The Commodore 16 home computer was another of Jack Trammels creations.  To be honest it was not one of his greatest ventures by any means, but still it was made by Commodore computers and released in 1984. The system came in a starter pack which consisted of a Commodore 16

The Commodore Amiga 500 & the various models

The Commodore Amiga 500 was a fantastic 16-bit computer that was just one from a large family of Amiga computers.  The Amiga 500 reached us in 1985 and basically was a cheaper version of the A1000 (the A1000 being Commodores first Amiga to be released) that was aimed at the

The Commodore Plus/4

The Commodore Plus/4 was released in June 1984 and was to become Commodore’s new flagship replacing the Commodore 64. The name Plus/4 refers to the four-application on-board ROM office suite (word processor, spread sheet, database, and graphing). Originally the Plus/4 was called the Commodore 264 during the prototype stage, and at

Commodore SX-64 portable. . . a Real Gem

The Commodore SX-64 portable, often known as ‘The Executive 64‘ was released in 1984.  This was a briefcase/suitcase size portable version of the infamous Commodore 64 and holds the distinction of being the worlds first full-colour portable computer and was priced at $995.   The SX-64 featured a five inch

The Commodore VIC-20

The Commodore VIC-20 started life in June 1980.  Initially it was going to be called the Micro-pet but due to the 6056 chip ‘Video Interface Chip‘ which was engineered and manufactured specifically for the Commodore VIC, the Commodore Executive, Michael Tomczyk, added the ’20’ part simply though that it sounded