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Computer Newsletters: User Groups and Flyers

Besides the glossy magazines, stacks of photocopied, hand-printed and distributed newsletters brought information and insight to computer users.

In cases where the newsletters grew into full magazines, check the Computer Magazines collection.

General Computer Newsletters
The 80 Notebook Ace User Magazine Apple 2000 Apple Content
Apple Hebdo Newsletter (French) Argonauts Newsletter Asgard Newsletter Atari Owners Club Bulletin
Australian National OS9 Newsletter Australian OS9 Newsletter (Alt.) BASUG (British Apple System Users Group) The Beebon Magazine
Blitz User The Boston Kugel Byte Back Newsletter Byte Bandits of America
CLOAD Magazine The Coco Clipboard Magazine CoCo 123 Coconut Ezine
Color Micro Journal Computer News PC The Computer Journal Crashed Newsletter
The Cuthbert Chronicles Dragon Stop Press Dragon User Dynamic Memories
Eight Bit Boosters ELBUG Forth Dimensions Newsletter GeoJournal
Geo News Magazine Geovision Newsletter Geoworld Magazine HP Journal
II Alive Newsletter Interaction Magazine King's Byte Magazine La Pomme Illustree
LoadStar Letter OS-9 Message of the Day The No Name Magazine Micro Cornucopia
MMS Forth Newsletter New Zork Times Northern Bytes Newsletter Open Apple / A2 Central
Orphaned Computer and Game Systems OS-9 International Newsletter OS-9 Newsletter Pegasus Newsletters
POMS Magazine Prog-80 Newsletter QuestBusters: The Adventurers' Journal RISC User Newsletter
Shareware Solutions II SID In Magazine Sinclair GIDs The Smart Programmer
Sourceror's Apprentice Super99 Monthly TRSTimes TEL Newsletter
The Stack Tidewater TRS-80 Texas Instruments Users Newsletter The TORPET Newsletter
Toronto Pet Users' Group (TPUG) Tremplin Micro TRS-80 Users Group Newsletter UnderColor Newsletter
UnderColor Magazine Up Time Newsletter Williamette Apple Connection Journal World of '68 Micros
Z News Magazinek ZX Mushroom Club
Computer Newsletter Rack (Unsorted Individual Issues of Magazines)
Miscellaneous Newsletters Various Acorn Newsletters

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HP Journal
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The Hewlett-Packard Journal has been documenting HP's technologies and achievements since 1949. The HP Journal has been available on the World Wide Web since early 1994. Now, the Journal offers more functionality with articles created in Adobe Acrobat and a useful search engine for looking up topics within articles.
The Computer Journal
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The Computer Journal, Supporting the Trailing Edge of Technology, was published from 1983 to 1998.
QuestBusters: The Adventurers' Journal
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Scans by the Museum of Computer Adventure Game History . From their description: "Put out by Adventure gamer Shay Addams starting in the early eighties, it is amazing to just look at this thing over the years and see how it grew and changed (see pictures). Starting from a little 8-page flyer, it grew to an oversized 16-page monthly newsletter, with hundreds (thousands?) of readers. Hundreds of computer game hints, reviews and solutions appeared here throughout the years. These are a...
Forth Dimensions Newsletter
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The Newsletter for Forth Enthusiasts.
TEL Newsletter
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TEL (Telephone Electronics Line) was a small publication that was dedicated to phone phreaking and hacking. It began publishing in November 1974. TEL was similar to TAP but was geared totally toward phone phreaking. In 1975, Pacific Telephone & Telegraph won a lawsuit against the publishers of TEL. The Superior Court of California, County L.A. court ordered TEL to stop publishing immediately. A letter was mailed to all subscribers advising them to destroy all back issues of TEL. TEL ceased...
POMS Magazine
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POMS magazine is a french-language newsletter regarding Apple computers, published in the 1980s.
Apple 2000 Newsletter
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Apple 2000 was a UK-based magazine, calling itself "The All Apple User Group Committed to All Apple Users Including Macintosh". It was published in the late 1980s to the early 1990s.
LoadStar Letter
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Loadstar (ISSN 0886-4144) was a disk magazine for the Commodore 64 computer, published starting in 1984. It derived its name from the command commonly used to execute commercial software from a Commodore 1541 disk: LOAD "*",8,1, with inspiration from the word "lodestar". Loadstar was launched as a sister publication of Softdisk, based in Shreveport, Louisiana. It was the second platform for which Softdisk produced a disk magazine, after the Apple II. At the time, the...
Interaction Magazine
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InterAction magazine was the newsletter and magazine for Sierra On-Line, later On-Line Systems, founded by Ken and Roberta Williams and focused on a variety of entertainment software throughout the 1980s and 1990s.
Open Apple / A2 Central Magazine
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Open Apple / A2 Central Magazine
TRSTimes
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The first issue of TRSTimes was published in January 1988. Subscriptions to TRSTimes were always made on a full-year basis, with six issues published each year. This meant that Lance Wolstrup could make the decision to continue publishing on a year by year basis. Although aimed at the hobbyist, the articles in TRSTimes covered a wide range of topics. Unlike many magazines, there were no continuing columns, although Beat the Game by Daniel Myers appeared in most issues. But there were many...
CLOAD Magazine
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CLOAD was a magazine on cassette for the TRS-80 Model I computer, and was a forerunner of the later concept of disk magazines. It began publishing in March, 1978, by founding publisher Ralph McElroy and editor Dick Fuller. Its name was from the command used in TRS-80 BASIC to load a program from a cassette. David Lagerquist became editor-in-chief of CLOAD Magazine in July 1980. It continued publishing until at least 1984, and was joined by sister publication Chromasette, for the TRS-80 Color...
Toronto Pet Users' Group (TPUG) Newsletter
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The Toronto PET User's Group (est. 1979) is the oldest computer user group in Canada, the second-oldest Commodore users' group in the world, and was also probably the largest. The non-profit group is based in Toronto but has an international membership. TPUG supports nearly all Commodore computers, including the PET, SuperPET, CBM, B128/256/1024, VIC-20, C64, C128, Plus/4, C16, C65 and Amiga, and including the COMAL, CP/M and GEOS environments. TPUG Meetings are held at 7:30 pm on the 3rd...
Tremplin Micro
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Templin Micro was a French-Language magazine dedicated to the Apple II family of computers.
Dynamic Memories
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Dynamic Memories is a TRS-80 User Group Newsletter for the South Bay TRS-80 Users Group, published in the 1980s.
Australian National OS9 Newsletter (1988-1994)
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The Australian National OS9 Newsletter was a Color Computer-oriented newsletter created by Gordon Bentzen, Don Berrie and Bob Devries. Issues were produced from July 1988 to August 1994. Credit to CoCoCoding for issue information and summary.
World of '68 Micros
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We offer support for all Motorola based computer systems and microcontrollers, and the OS-9 operating system. I'm the person who conceived of and published "the world of 68' micros" -- Frank (Francis) Swygert. The title is correct -- it was officially in all lower case to emphasize "micro" computers. For shorthand I often used "268'm" (two - the world of) in messages on Delphi and in the magazine. I started thinking about something like this when Falsoft started...
Dragon User
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Dragon User was a British magazine for users of the Dragon 32/64 computers published from 1982 by Sunshine Publications. Production of the computers themselves had ceased by 1985 but the user community remained sufficiently active to justify the magazine's continuation until 1989. From its launch until June 1986, Dragon User appeared on the shelves of major newsagents such as WHSmith in a full-colour glossy picture cover. A number of different editors were involved during this initial period,...
The Coco Clipboard Magazine
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The Coco Clipboard Magazine is a Tandy Color Computer-oriented newsletter published in the late 1980s.
RISC User Newsletter
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RISC User is the Magazine and Support Group exclusively for users of the Archimedes. It was published in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
The Rainbow Color computer newsletter Vol. 01 No 1 - Vol 8 No 11 
Topics: The Rainbow, Newsletter, Magazine, Color computer, TRS-80, Tandy, Radio Shack
Australian OS9 Newsletter
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(Australian) National OS9 Newsletter, which were produced from July 1988 to August 1994 by Gordon Bentzen, Don Berrie and Bob Devries.
BASUG Newsletter
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BASUG (British Apple System Users Group) newsletters, published in the early 1980s.
OS-9 Newsletter
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The OS-9 Newsletter was the official newsletter of the Bellingham OS-9 Users Forum, published in the 1990s.
II Alive Newsletter
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II Alive Newsletter was a publication published by Quality Computers, a large mail-order retailer specializing in the Apple II.
Inside Solaris Newsletter
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"Inside Solaris Newsletter: Tips & Techniques for users of Sun Solaris," initially published by ZD Journals and later Element K Press. Issues were published monthly and covered beginnier and intermediate-level technical topics of interest to Sun Solaris system administrators.
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The official newsletter of the Michigan Atari Computer Enthusiasts.
Commodore Users Group of Saskatchewan
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The Commodore Users Group of Saskatchewan (CUGS) was a nonprofit organization comprised of Commodore 64 and 128 users interested in sharing ideas, programs, knowledge, problems, and solutions with each other. Membership benefits included access to an extensive library of public domain and shareware software, a disk backup service, and an electronic bulletin board system (BBS). Meetings were held monthly in Regina. The group disbanded in the mid-1990s.
Northern Bytes Newsletter
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Northern Bytes Newsletter is a newsletter published by The Alternate Source Information Outlet in the 1980s.
New Zork Times
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The New Zork Times was the official newsletter of the Infocom software company, covering internal company news and releases of new games and products.
OS-9 Message of the Day
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OS-9 Message of the Day was a newsletter published by the OS-9 USers Group in the late 1980s through to the late 1990s.
On Three Newsletter
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On Three was a glossy newsletter dedicated to the Apple III computer, published in the mid-1980s.
Crashed Newsletter
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Crashed Newsletter is a newsletter dedicated to the Sam Coupe and ZX Spectrum computers, published in the 1990s.
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46 issues (694 pages, 245 MB) of the newsletter of the Atari Computer Enthusiasts of Columbus, Ohio (ACEC) newsletter. It was renamed to Fuji Facts during its run.
Sinclair GIDs Newsletter
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Singclair GIDs is a Dutch Sinclair computer magazine, published in the 1980s.
Miscellaneous Newsletters
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Miscellaneous computer and technology-related newsletters.
Derive User Group Newsletter
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The DERIVE User Group was founded founded in 1991. The DUG now consists of more than 500 members from all over the world. The DUG publishes the DERIVE-Newsletter four times a year and organizes local User Group meetings. Each DERIVE-Newsletter has 46 pages minimum (40 pages 1995 and 34 pages before), with information about how DERIVE and the TI-92/89 is being used and useful hints for working with the program and the TI-92/89 and Voyage 200.
Up Time Newsletter
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Uptime was a User Group Newsletter dedicated to the Tandy Color Computer (Coco).
The TORPET Newsletter
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TPUG prospered, and its influence went far beyond Ontario's boundaries, or even those of North America. Today, it may be difficult to comprehend the difficult in distributing free programs across the country or around the world. We use the internet. Back then, you put cassette tapes in the mail, or, later, floppy disks. And a central clearing point produced better organization. TPUG was it, for many years; most Commodore clubs across North America became associate TPUG members. TORPET was the...
Atari Owners' Club Bulletin
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The Atari Owners Club Bulletin is a UK publication that looks like it was started by a company called Ingersoll Electronics and later picked up officially by Atari.
Sourceror's Apprentice Magazine
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The Sourceror's Apprentice is an American monthly magazine which lasted one year from January 1989 to January 1990. The magazine is the assembly language journal of Merlin programmers.
ZX Mushroom Club Newsletter
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The ZX Mushroom Club Newsletter was a ZX-Spectrum oriented newsletter published in the 1980s.
Geoworld Magazine
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GeoWorld Magazine billed itself as the "definitive magazine about GEOS". It was published in the late 1980s to early 1990s.
Texas Instruments Users Newsletter
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The Texas Instruments User's Group Newsletter, published in the early 1980s, gave information on a wide range of Texas Instruments machines and computers.
The Stack
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The Stack was the official newsletter of the Long Island Computer Association. Published in the 1980s.
Geo News Magazine
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Geo News Magazine was the official newsletter of GeoClub, a GEOS-specific user group.
Shareware Solutions II (Newsletter)
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Shareware Solutions II is a computer newsletter dedicated to the Apple II, published in the late 1990s.
Uptime Magazine
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Uptime Magazine, published by JWT Enterprises (Jordan Tsvetkoff). Total issues - 24. A newsletter for the RS-DOS, OS9, OSK, CoCo, and 68XXX's. It was published from September 1992 until August 1994. Jordan also published Ninetimes disk magazine.
The Smart Programmer Newsletter
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The Smart Programmer Newsletter was a newsletter for the TI 99/4a created by Craig Miller.
UnderColor Newsletter
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Under Color Newsletter was a bi-weekly newsletter published in support of the Tandy Color Computer (Coco).
Byte Bandits of America
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Byte Bandits of America is a TRS-80 Newsletter for a California group of TRS-80s users.
SID In Magazine
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"A SID Magazine for SID People" published information about Commodore music generation (using the SID chip).
The Boston Kugel
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The Boston Kugel is the official newsletter of the Boston Kaypro Users' Group.
Micro Cornucopia
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Micro Cornucopia was a 1980s microcomputer magazine for hobbyists and enthusiasts, published in Bend, Oregon by David J. Thompson, a former Tektronix engineer. The magazine, originally conceived as a newsletter for users of the Ferguson Big Board (a single-board CP/M computer), was published bi-monthly beginning in July 1981. It soon expanded its coverage to other board-level computers, the Kaypro computer, and general hobbyist/experimental computing, with special interest areas being robotics,...
La Pomme Illustree
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La Pomme Illustrée is a French magazine on paper that has been distributed from 1990 to 1995. Azébulon, Doume and Nibble were the creators of such a fantastic magazine.
Various Acorn Newsletters
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A collection of user group and industry newsletters centered around the Acorn Computer. Acorn Computers Ltd. was a British computer company established in Cambridge, England, in 1978. The company produced a number of computers which were especially popular in the UK. These included the Acorn Electron, the BBC Micro and the Acorn Archimedes. Acorn's BBC Micro computer dominated the UK educational computer market during the 1980s It is more known for its BBC Micro model B computer than for its...
Apple Contact Newsletters
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Apple Contact magazine was an official Apple newsletter which began publication in 1978 and was an outreach for Apple user groups.
Tremplin Micro
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tremplin micro newsletter issue 06
Topics: print, poke, vous, les, pour, une, goto, lda, gosub, des, tremplin micro, print print, pour les,...
Computer Newsletters: User Groups and Flyers
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TS 2068 Update: the user's News. A quarterly newsletter for TS-2068 Users.
Topic: Newsletter for Timex Sinclair 2068 users.
TRS-80 Users Group Newsletter
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The Newsletter for the TRS-80 Users' Group.
Super99 Monthly Newsletter
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Super 99 Monthly was a Texas Instruments 99-4/a newsletter published in the 1980s.
Asgard Newsletter
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Asgard News was a corporate newsletter for Asgard Publishing.
CoCo 123 Newsletter
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CoCo-123 is the voice of the Glenside Computer Club, a newsletter dedicated to the Radio Shack Color Computer, and published since 1985 into the 1990s.
Eight Bit Boosters
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Scans of these newsletters were provided by Bombjack.
OS-9 International Newsletter
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OS-9 International was a newsletter for the European Forum For OS-9, published in the 1990s.
ELBUG
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ELBUG Magazine is the newsletter for the BBC Micro published by BEEBUG Publications published in the UK in the 1980s.
UnderColor Magazine
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Under Color Newsletter was a bi-weekly newsletter published in support of the Tandy Color Computer (Coco).
POMS Magazine
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MMS Forth Newsletter
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The official newsletter of Miller Microcomputer Services Forth, published in the 1980s.
POMS Magazine
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magazine poms10
Topics: des, les, pour, une, print, est, par, dans, sur, sur une, une disquette, pour les, dans les, print...
Orphaned Computer and Game Systems
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OC&GS is an online newsletter, the title of which is self-explanatory. Classic computers and video games are covered in many different ways throughout each issue. We try appealing to people who like to read, and who might appreciate unique perspectives on old games, rather than those seeking flash and fireworks. Remember: There's always more going on in your brain than your monitor. The original, hard-copy newsletter was started by Adam Trionfo in late 1994. It was a bold move at the time;...
Color Micro Journal
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Color Micro Journal was a magazine in newspaper format publishing from September 1983 and spun off from '68 Micro Journal.
Prog-80 Newsletter
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PROG/80, a newsletter "dedicated to the serious programmer", was published by Softside Publications from the late 1970s to the early 1980s.
Coconut Ezine
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CoCo Nutz! was a retro newsletter published in PDF form for a couple years from 2005-2007. Edited by Mary Kramer, the newsletter came out quarterly and covered various Radio Shack Color Computer subjects, including interviews and articles.
Tidewater TRS-80
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A newsletter dedicated to the TRS-80 family of computers.