44 posts • joined 14 May 2010
Re: Not quite dead
Years ago, I bought a sealed boxed Release 2.1 (2.something, anyway), that was only to be sold with an Amstrad PC2086, from a charity shop. I also have a boxed 3.x. I must dig out one of my retro PCs for a Lotus 1-2-3 session.
The good old days of DOS. From the time when people largely knew what they were doing.
Can we see you do better then, oh great one?
Re: "the first mass market colour home computer"?
But you couldn't get a BBC Micro until 1982, and the ZX Spectrum was way cheaper.
Re: Android ZX Spectrum emulator
I developed great skill in aligning the heads of car boot sale cassette recorders for use on a ZX Spectrum. I bet I could still do it now.
I have a PCW8256 dated 1985, so it's one of the first. I must use it as a terminal to a Linux box.
Re: In order to stand a chance at winning
True, but if you're geeky enough...
I believe she likes it up the register.
Took them long enough
Yesterday's technology tomorrow. You can buy better, but you can't pay more.
Apple love to be seen as a 'premium' brand, when in fact they sell over-priced, restricted crap.
I've heard lots of bad stuff about EE. I'm so glad I'm with Three. That works really well most of the time, and in most locations.
Re: Best Browser
"Sorry but total fail to any IT professional recommending Chrome."
And why's that then, oh obvious pro?
I actually really like the look of it.
Please, not Apple
If Apple do this, you will be locked into your car, rather than locked out of it.
It looks terrible
Bloody awful looking thing. Typical Apple pretension. The old design was way better.
Could be fun...
Looking forward to somebody hacking this crap
Another quality Apple product
The surprising alternative to photography.
Much better than Facebook
No constant stream of game requests, and utter bollocks about 'Like and share if you agree', etc. Google+ attracts the more tech savvy/less twatty people.
Re: A few stories:
CTRL+ESC does Windows Key
It was a Windows 3.1 product.
Yeah, because we all need even smaller SIMs, and they take up so much space.
About time Apple were taken down a peg or two.
I must dig out one of my old computers.
Makes a nice change to see somebody not oozing over Apple's latest bit of over-priced kit.
I bought one recently from WH Smith for £59.99. My reasons for buying were low cost, and ePub support. Well worth the money.
Got it on Atari collections for my DS and PSP.
Huge respect to the RPI guys. Will be ordering come pay day.
A true tech classic
As title really. I wonder if they will do a 10th anniversary model?
A superb idea
I first saw this on YouTube. Check out the Samsung promo vid.
A great idea. Sometimes you really do need a stylus.
Yes, I too am waiting for the +1 button on here, and that article would have been a great use of the feature.
A true mess
Sticking with GNOME 2 here, and Xfce if I ever have to change.
But at least...
they fixed it when it was pointed out to them.
Seems about right really.
Great article. Very interesting.
The Pound shop cables are much better made. No, really.
A very good question.
A very sensible move
Most people can run a much newer browser anyway.
All sounds sensible and good. Long live Linux.
But as it's not Apple...
I've got Ataroid Lite. Not a problem given they are not the only place to get apps from.
Sorry, slight mix up. I was thinking about an article on the BBC News site about how easy is it to make a retro 8 bit computer now. They have also covered the RaspberryPi
The Raspberry Pi is based on the FIGnition.
Oh Lynx, the text based classic.
Slight technical error
"Windows 3.1 added support for long file names" - Incorrect.
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