ThatGuyFromTheInternet: TI-83 plus? More like TI-1700 minus!/god what a racket they have[imgs.xkcd.com image 740x211]
NewportBarGuy: What if they opened up Javelin sales to the public? Would that help?
Lsherm: ThatGuyFromTheInternet: TI-83 plus? More like TI-1700 minus!/god what a racket they have[imgs.xkcd.com image 740x211]You can rip my TI-85 from my cold, dead hands. Those calculators were the first portable computers for engineers and scientists. Just a tool to carry you over until you got the big guns. And in some cases, they're still handy.I'm not sure if the reverse notation HP vs TI war is still on, but here's my opinion: fark YOU, HP.
teto85: In '99 I got a TI-92 and upgraded it to a 92+. A few years later I bought the Voyage-200. Great little machines. Those little suckers do calculus and stuff.
Faps_in_the_kitchen: LinkArticle on why TI calculators are still expensive. Basically some AP exams and SATs only allow certain calculators, TI calculators being one of them. So the device may cost next to nothing to produce now but since they are one of the few calculators you can use, TI keeps the cost high because they know you have to buy theirs.Now I understand why my parents were so pissed when they had to buy one for me.Still have my TI-86 from 98. Keeping it for my kids, and their kids, and their kids.....
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