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A lot has changed in the world of computers and computing in 40 years, since I used that Video Genie!

Now a lot has changed in the world of computers and computing in 40 years, since I used that Video Genie!

Video Genie

Video Genie

CPU: Zilog Z80, running at 1.76 MHz
16 KB RAM

This is one of the current Raspberry Pi’s, it’s a Raspberry Pi Zero W, and was released over three years ago in 2017.

Raspberry Pi Zero W

Raspberry Pi Zero W

CPU: ARM11 running at 1GHz
RAM: 512MB

At least the Video Genie looked like a computer!!!

Anyway, I’m using this small computer, size of a match box, for a new project coming soon!

 

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