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Anyone remember these monitors?

I found an old "Monitor ///" on ebay and the lighting of the shot reminded me of the fact that these monitors felt like they had nylons/stockings over them. It's as if the texture was because someone wrapped the tube in panty hose.



Weird stuff.



(Image snarfed from ebay auction - apologies to anyone that claims rights to the shot but think of it as advertising)

I remember a good number of //e's being sold with this… Continue

Added by Wholly Mindless on December 22, 2007 at 3:21pm — 4 Comments

LisaEm on Windows...

Well, based on Sunder's recommendation (it's good to recommend your own app), I pulled down lisaem and tried it on my (accept my apologies) windows machine. Wow, it's pretty neat although a bit 'big" even for my 24" monitor. After some monkeying around and generally making a fool of myself (gotta love the drive noises), I went out to grab some disk images.



I found some system disks over at… Continue

Added by Wholly Mindless on December 19, 2007 at 11:32pm — No Comments

Retro Or Proven

Found this wandering the web at a2central.com:



Apple II. It's proven technology



But the Mac with that gorgeous black and grey was just hard to ignore. It may only be one bit, but it was a beautiful one bit. The "color bleeds" of Apple II hires displays were just… Continue

Added by Wholly Mindless on December 16, 2007 at 11:23pm — 2 Comments

Greetings Programs!

OK, I've been guilted into becoming a member.



Considering that I avoid EVERY other "Social Network", I find it strange that I signed up here. Maybe it's because I'm not too abnormal here.



I've been an Apple owner since 1979 (with a break in the middle) but still haven't managed to get back to day to day Apple use. Someday maybe.



I've got a PowerBook 5300ce that I haven't spent enough time with - between a bunch of dead batteries and a flakey power connector, it's just… Continue

Added by Wholly Mindless on December 16, 2007 at 12:50am — 2 Comments

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