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How can I ensure my computer design is not anachronistic?

I have a strange desire to make an imaginary competitor to the Atari 800 (6502 + different custom chips). As far as I can see people are mostly interested in making "my childhood computer, but ...
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Build a hardware clone or emulator of Apple II?

These days we are constantly seeing low-cost boards that have huge power (raspberry pi, various arduino-like microcontrollers.) I am hoping I could make, or get, a clone or emulation of an Apple II ...
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Why did the Spectrum Next choose Z80 on FPGA? [closed]

I'm curious to understand why the Spectrum Next uses Z80 on an FPGA instead of something like at eZ80? I would have imagined they would choose the eZ80 since it is still a production part. Anyone ...
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