Full title, Alan Sugar: The Amstrad Story. Year of release, Filename, Size, Type. , 67,, (Scan of the book cover). Amstrad is a British electronics company. As of , Amstrad’s main business is manufacturing Sky UK interactive boxes. Amstrad was founded in by Alan Sugar at the age of .. () hardback ISBN ; Thomas, David. Alan Sugar: The Amstrad Story (), paperback ISBN Results 1 – 20 of 20 The Amstrad Story by SUGAR, ALAN & THOMAS, DAVID and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

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Alan Sugar: The Amstrad Story

Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. Amstrad has also produced a variety of home entertainment products over their history, including hi-fi, televisions, VCRsand DVD players. Thanks for amwtrad us about the problem. Views Read Edit View history. Yannick marked it as to-read Aug 01, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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However, due to a problem with the Seagate STR hard disk shipped with the PC model, these had to be recalled and fitted with Western Digital controllers. Amstrad’s second generation of PCs, the PC series, were launched in He was solitary but not bookish.


Mihailo added it Mar 28, Melanie Foster rated it it was ok Apr 22, Retrieved from ” https: Having supplied BSkyB with hardware since its inception inmarket analysts had amstrax the two companies becoming increasingly close.

Later “Plus” variants of the andlaunched inincreased their functionality slightly. To ask other readers questions about Alan Sugarplease sign up. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Kevin Chase rated it really liked it Jun 03, He found himself shuffling paper rather than doing anything difficult or creative and so he a,strad bored. Thomas Tillson marked it as to-read Sep 03, Darron marked it as to-read Aug 24, In the UK Amstrad was the first company to look at computing with an eye to producing something cheap and cheerful and in doing so they revolutionised the computer marketplace.

On 7 April Amstrad announced it had bought from Sinclair Research ” Retrieved 23 April Hardcoverpages. A single unit built to look like a collection of separates was cheaper to build. His two sisters and brother were all much older than Alan and his upbringing was more like that of an only sugzr surrounded by adults. While at school the first glimmerings of his true destiny were revealed.


Their philosophy was that once they have the cleverest amstraad then the profits will follow because technology sells. Lists with This Book. This was all useful training and he could also see that he could do the same job without Robuk Electrical and make more money — but he needed his own van.

Much, much better than Sugar’s own autobiography though of course it covers a much shorter span of his life. Richard marked it as to-read Jan 26, Gemma rated it liked it Dec 18, He and a friend decided to sell TV sets. Amstrad sugqr successfully sued Seagate, but following bad press over the hard disk problems, Amstrad lost its lead in the European PC market.