Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 13th Dec 2013 15:29 UTC
Apple

Reviving an old computer is like restoring a classic car: There's a thrill from bringing the ancient into the modern world. So it was with my first "real" computer, my Mac Plus, when I decided to bring it forward three decades and introduce it to the modern Web.

It's amazing what's possible on these old machines.

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kriston
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2007-04-11

Yeah, Amigas are amazing. I don't have screen shots, but I still own the hardware I used to browse the internet using gopher in 1989 and later using NSCA Mosaic betas in 1992. I also used it to access the mainframes and minicomputers and run emulators for MacOS System 6 and System 7.

On an Amiga 2500 the Mac System 7 emulator ran faster than the Mac SE/30. Always with Multifinder installed. I eventually put the whole system on a 20-megabyte floptical.

Amigas are fun.

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