Geek Fact for June 3rd

In 1984, Commodore made two additions to their line of computers.

The Plus/4 – originally called the 264 – was released for $300. The “Plus/4” name refers to the four-application ROM resident office suite (word processor, spreadsheet, database, and graphing).

Learn more about the Plus/4 at

The Commodore 16 or TED-16 looked like a Commodore 64 with 16KB of RAM. It was called the “Learning Machine” and often sold for $99. It was intended to compete with other sub-$100 computers from Timex Corporation, Mattel, and Texas Instruments.

Learn more about the Commodore 16 at

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