Linked by Kroc on Thu 24th Aug 2006 20:26 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes GEOS managed to offer nearly all the functionality of the original Mac in a 1 MHz computer with 64 Kilobytes of RAM. It wasn't an OS written to run on a generic x86 chip on a moving hardware platform. It was written using immense knowledge of the hardware and the tricks one could use to maximise speed. Note: After a small break, here is another one of the articles for the Alternative OS contest.
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Memories
by anevilyak on Thu 24th Aug 2006 23:40 UTC
anevilyak
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2005-09-14

This article almost brought a tear to my eye...my first computer was in fact a C-128D, and this brought back many old memories of tinkering with it as a child. Ahh the days of typing in pages upon pages of binary generators from RUN magazine.

Excellent article, Kroc ;)

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RE: Memories
by rx182 on Thu 24th Aug 2006 23:50 in reply to "Memories"
rx182 Member since:
2005-07-08

Using a computer was so cool back then :

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