Happy 30th Birthday ZX81. Who is feeling old now?

March 5th 1981 is the 30th birthday of the ZX81. Happy Birthday!

Never mind all that slightly changed iPad gets standing ovation because it is in white nonsense.

With the ZX81, an eccentric bald man with a beard changed the world of home computing forever. It was really cheap – less than £50 and within a month, almost everyone at my school had one (except me). 🙁

Come on hear the noise! The sound of the ZX81 being programed

Other products were not so successful…