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2017-10-07 15:50 005 Computers
I have five new appearances to report in James Bond films, including three machines making their Starring-the-Computer debut. Goldeneye has an IBM Thinkpad 701 and Licence to Kill has a Philips Videowriter 250 and the debutante Philips P3230. Also making their first appearance are the HP Jornada 430se in The World Is Not Enough and the Philips P2000C in The Living Daylights.
2017-09-17 13:57 Two times IIe
Batman Returns and King of New York both feature the Apple IIe.
2017-08-22 00:04 Computer Chess
It should be no surprise that Computer Chess has a number of computers in it. There is an IMSAI 8080, a Kaypro 10, a Tandy TRS-80 Model III, a Commodore PET 3000 series, and an Osborne Executive. Also, there are three computers making their first appearance on Starring the Computer: a DEC PDP/11-23, a Cromemco System Three and a Zenith Z-110.
2017-08-13 23:51 They Came to Rob a System/360
They Came to Rob Las Vegas has some pretty nice shots of a IBM System/360 in pivotal role.
2017-07-29 21:44 SuperXL
Two episodes of the first season of the TV show Supergirl have yielded Starring the Computer appearances. Solitude has the ubiquitous IBM AN/FSQ-7 and Red Faced has a debut appearance for an Apple Macintosh XL.
2017-07-23 14:46 Satan's Little iPAQ
Satan's Little Helper has a starring, debut role for a HP iPAQ H1910.
2017-07-02 23:40 Quad Pros
Battleship, Elles, The Campaign and Gone all feature Apple Macbook Pros (with an iMac also sneaking into Elles).
2017-06-28 00:20 Martian Toughbook
The Panasonic Toughbook CF-29 makes numerous appearances in the 2015 film The Martian.
2017-06-12 21:32 Two laptops and a PC
Two laptops and a desktop PC make their first appearance on Starring the Computer. A Compaq Deskpro PD1005 appears in The Centrifuge Brain Project, there a Dell Precision M3800 in addition to a IBM PC XT in Get Hard, and The Lincoln Lawyer has the first appearance of a Lenovo Thinkpad W500 (in addition to a Apple Macbook Pro).
2017-06-03 18:34 Pet Automata
Commodore PETs place a rather unlikely role in Automata as something resembling a fax machine.
2017-05-27 23:15 Inspect an Amiga 1500
The Commodore Amiga 1500 makes its first appearance on Starring the Computer with its role in Deadly Slumber the first episode of season seven of Inspector Morse.
2017-05-21 00:06 A Trio of iMacs
There is an iMac G3 or an iMac G4 in Good Boy!, Wasabi and the My Family episode Age of Romance.
2017-05-13 00:31 A Sackful of SAGE
All of the follow features have SAGE (IBM AN/FSQ-7) panels in them: Open Fire (which also has IBM PS/2s), Bizaardvark - Season 1, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, The Bionic Woman The Vega Influence and Kill Oscar, Logan's Run "Man Out of Time", The Manitou, The Apocalypse and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (which also has Burroughs B205 tape drives, an Apple iMac G3 and an Apple Power Mac G4 Cube).
2017-05-06 01:49 Sony Pixels
Pixels has a couple of Sony Starring-the-Computer debutantes, a VAIO Duo 13 and a Sony VAIO Tap 21, as well as brief glimpse of an old Commodore 64 and Commodore 64C.
2017-05-01 23:00 Apple Zone
Drop Zone is awash with Apple computers: a Macintosh, a Powerbook Duo, a Quadra 650 and a Quadra 800. There's also a Compaq Contura 4/25cx.
2017-04-22 12:56 90s Laptop Double Debut
Two early 90s laptops make their first appearance on Starring the Computer: a Toshiba T1000LE in an episode of Spatz and a Compaq LTE 286 in an episode of Frasier.
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