06 September 2011

HP 12c 30th Anniversary Edition

Our technology becomes more homogenous with each passing year. One device replaces many. So the need for a calculator must be waning because there's an app for that too. There's an app for everything. What an app cannot replace is a culture's appreciation for a classic. The reverence of an icon. When Hewlett-Packard introduced their 12c scientific calculator in 1981 - running geeks everywhere $150 - they set a standard. The 30th anniversary edition has the same design and simplicity number pushers came to appreciate.


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