Like in 2018, I decided to record one of my computers doing the countdown.
1988 Macintosh SE doing the countdown
This year, the computer was the 1988 Macintosh SE. I synchronized the clock on the SE to the NIST atomic clock read out, and set an alarm for midnight.
Continue reading Happy New Year!
I typically don’t start tinkering with my vintage computers until late at night. While I typically don’t have any issues with doing this, sometimes I tend to overlook the simple and obvious.
Continue reading Midnight Macintosh Adventures: Follow-up and improving the SE’s volume
The FloppyEmu’s pre-installed System 6.0.8 volume allows you to use the FloppyEmu as an external hard drive emulator right out of the box. However, its copy of System 6.0.8 is missing some things. And, of course, adding those things don’t go without a hitch.
Continue reading Midnight Macintosh Adventures: Fun with Fonts
Late last night, I had a “Eureka!” moment while perusing through the contents of the microSD card that came included with my FloppyEmu.
Continue reading FloppyEmu: Getting HD-20 Emulation to work
I recently purchased a new accessory that will make it easier and more enjoyable to play with my compact Macs.
Continue reading FloppyEmu: A New Toy (First Impression)
Most ordinary Friday nights for ordinary people consist of relaxing and having a good time to unwind from the week. But 2020 is far from ordinary, and I’m far from an ordinary person.
I spent my Friday night looking at Easter eggs in the ROM of my 1988 Macintosh SE.
Continue reading Tidbits: Exploring Easter eggs in the SE ROM
I have a problem… another compact Macintosh followed me home last night.
Continue reading Double Trouble: Introducing – 1988 Macintosh SE