Old computers

The Commodore Amiga was one of the last great computers of the 1980's. With its custom graphics and sound chips, it had far more impressive capabilities than the PC's or Macs of the time, while costing less. Sadly Commodore went bankrupt in 1994, and the PC and Mac went on to become the dominant computing platforms of today.

11 Gadgets That Died Too Soon

An Amiga 500 computer system, with RGB monitor and second floppy disk drive

Vintage Apple Macintosh SE/30 Computer

My parents bought me this computer for journalism school at Mizzou, approximately I used Quark Xpress for desktop editing.

2nd part of my blog post on retro microcomputers, this one is about Sinclair machines.

A personal history of computers part two – the Sinclair years

Portsmouth, UK-based artist Julie Alice Chappell works with components salvaged from old computers and video game systems to make an entire taxonomic order of circuit-based insects. From used Nintendos to DVD players, any device is fair game for her winged assemblages .

Portsmouth, UK-based artist Julie Alice Chappell works with components salvaged…

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Building a Burning Laser from an Old Computer!!! - YouTube

Here I take an old computer and utilize its parts to make a burning laser! This is one of my favorite DIY laser projects out there, as it makes use of old pa.