Richard Halloran: ‘Owns Home Computer’

Richard Halloran: ‘Owns Home Computer’

YouTube - 1981 primitive Internet report on KRONLong before anyone had heard of the Internet, early home computer users could read their morning newspapers online 
 sort of.

Watch this documentary from 1981 when ‘owning a home computer’ was enough to get you on local television.

Those days ‘free online newspapers’ did take over 2 hours to download over the phone, and with an hourly use charge of $5:

‘the new telepaper won’t be much competition for the 20c street edition’.


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