Some articles on hardware calculators, calculators, hardware:
... Calculators have been used since ancient times and until the advent of software calculators they were physical, hardware machines ... The most recent hardware calculators are electronic hand-held devices with buttons for digits and operations, and a small window for inputs and results ... The first software calculators imitated these hardware calculators by implementing the same functionality with mouse-operated, rather than finger-operated ...
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