Programmable Calculators

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Programmable Calculator
... Programmable calculators are calculators that can automatically carry out a sequence of operations under control of a stored program, much like a computer ... The first programmable calculators such as the IBM CPC used punched cards or other media for program storage ... Hand-held electronic calculators store programs on magnetic strips, removable read-only memory cartridges, or in battery-backed read/write memory ...
Programmable Calculators and Pocket Computers
... Throughout the 80's and the beginning of the 90's programmable calculators stood in competition with pocket computers, with high end calculators sharing many similarities ... For example both device types were programmable in unstructured BASIC and with few exceptions featured QWERTY keyboards ... there were also some differences BASIC programmable calculators often featured an additional "calculator like" keyboard and a special calculator mode in which ...
Mobile Game - History - Calculator Games
... Calculator gaming is a form of gaming in which games are played on programmable calculators, especially graphing calculators ... Few games exist for the earliest of programmable calculators (including the Hewlett-Packard 9100A, one of the first scientific calculators), including the long-popular Lunar Lander game often ... limited program address space and lack of easy program storage made calculator gaming a rarity even as programmables became cheap and relatively easy to obtain ...
History - 1970s To Mid-1980s - Programmable Calculators
... The first desktop programmable calculators were produced in the mid-1960s by Mathatronics and Casio (AL-1000) ... The first programmable pocket calculator was the HP-65, in 1974 it had a capacity of 100 instructions, and could store and retrieve programs with a built-in magnetic card reader ... In 1979, HP released the first alphanumeric, programmable, expandable calculator, the HP-41C ...

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