Monthly Archives: January 2012

The KryoFlux Floppy Controller: A Magnetic Media Miracle

Those of us who are driven to gather computers of decades past about us in order to forever enjoy that magical, early stage of home computing (that’s unknown to so many today) do, indeed, reap rich rewards from the effort. … Continue reading

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Future Games: Ten Years from Now, Thirty Years Ago

I think a lot about video games. I’ve been playing them for about 35 years now, and I’m fortunate enough that video games — playing them and writing about them with the rest of the great crew at TouchArcade — … Continue reading

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A Cautionary Tale for the Tandy CoCo Community [UPDATED]

[Note updates to the situation at the bottom of this post.] Back in late February I purchased a Tandy Color Computer (CoCo) 3. I’ve long felt it to be a rather interesting machine and I’d never owned a CoCo before. … Continue reading

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A Look at the Sauciest Magazine I Ever Owned

One of the most exciting computers that I ever owned, and certainly one of the most significant in the history of personal computing, is the Amiga 1000, the first Amiga model release by Commodore in the fall of 1985. At … Continue reading

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