Boisy Pitre has been a RadioShack fan since he saw his first Color Computer at a friend’s house in 1982. He credits the Color Computer, or CoCo for short, for where he is in his career today. He saved up all his money cutting grass for neighbors and family friends to go to his local RadioShack to put a CoCo 2 on lay-a-way.
We had the opportunity to get Boisy as well as Jerry Heep, a RadioShack Staff Engineer for more than 30 years and was around when the CoCo was created, together to discuss how this computer changed both of their lives. They discuss the definitive history of the Color Computer, the book project which Boisy and his co-author are currently creating and some great RadioShack memories.
The definitive history of the Color Computer:
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A book on the Color Computer:
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What is YOUR favorite memory of the Tandy Color Computer? Leave a comment below!