“It sure is nice to get out of that bag…”Continue reading IBM ThinkPad T42: Three-year Update
Many vintage computer enthusiasts are celebrating DOScember – using the time to play around with DOS and run some games. Back in March 2019, I demonstrated DOSBox, a DOS emulator that runs on modern machines. But I had a random idea: what if I could get DOS emulation working on one of the vintage Macintosh computers?Continue reading DOScember: SoftPC on a Macintosh?
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
Everyone talks about the “retro challenge”, but one time I had no other choice but to use my IBM ThinkPad T42 as a daily driver computer in parts of my freshman and sophomore years of college.Continue reading TBT: Using the ThinkPad T42 as a daily driver… in 2018
This year, Apple surprised us with two giant leaps forward for the Mac: the introduction of their own M1 silicon, and the introduction of macOS 11 “Big Sur.”
But let’s take a leap back in time nearly 30 years and look at System 7.Continue reading System 7 on the 1991 Macintosh Classic
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
The moment I’ve been waiting for since June…Continue reading Macintosh Classic Project: Part 3