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Celeb: Bill Cosby

Year: 1981

Product: Texas Instruments TI 99/4A

Synopsis: Ah, yes, the computer with "all the memory and the tons of software." The TI 99/4A was in a tough competitive field, running up against Commodore's inexpensive Vic-20 and Radio Shack's popular Color Computer. As such, TI had to slash the price with a $100 rebate incentive and blow some cash on a still-in-his-prime Bill Cosby.



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