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Vintage Computer Festivals March On | KansasFest and VCF East, 2012 Editions

Old computers never really die, they just get passed on to grandkids and collectors. Likewise old computer users never die, they just don’t get out as much as they used to. The internet is an unfriendly place for 8 bit processors and dialup modems.

To help relive old memories and make new ones, several festivals dedicated to computers with no commercial…


Added by Oliver at on March 19, 2012 at 10:55am — 1 Comment

WebSE at !

Read Leanders article about the WebSE System 7 Online Simulation at…


Added by Oliver at on March 16, 2012 at 12:52am — No Comments

Macintosh SE Bootpict Collection

One of my Mac SE boot picts - here is my collection for your classic Mac, can also be used as Mac SE desktop background.

Or download the collection in an…


Added by Oliver at on March 14, 2012 at 1:03pm — No Comments

The Apple TechStep Diagnistic Tool

These handheld diagnostic tools were sold to Apple service people for about $1000 (USD). They load their tests from ROM 'packs', two of which were included with the unit. They can test almost everything on a Macintosh from the ADB ports to the FPU using a built-in 4 x 16 character black and white LCD. The TechStep is connected to the host Macintosh via several cables that connect to each port of the computer allowing…


Added by Oliver at on February 22, 2012 at 12:57pm — No Comments

And is also at facebook !

I have created a page for on facebook (lately). Daniel is the first who likes ! Please like it too - click the like button on the facebook page (abowe likebutton is only an image).


Please visit …


Added by Oliver at on February 19, 2012 at 12:00am — No Comments

iWitness - Mac maker Jerry Manock remembers his old boss: Steve Jobs


Burlington Mac maker Jerry Manock remembers his old boss: Steve Jobs.

Walking back from lunch one day, I said, Steve, you paid me $1800 for the Apple II, and it’s getting to be more and more popular, and I really think I ought to have a royalty on that. I ought to get, like, a dollar a unit, because $1800 wasn’t all that much. He…


Added by Oliver at on February 17, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Q-bert´s Travel Blog


Hello my dear ol' fans! It's me, your good ol' buddy from the past: Q-bert!


I know Arcadegame Heroes from the 80ties like I am have seen better days but now I am back! And I started my first blog to keep you guys updated of my trips all over the world and further galaxies. I have seen many countries on this dark &…


Added by Oliver at on February 5, 2011 at 8:56pm — No Comments - Updated !

Hi Old Mac Friends,


I have updated my page There is a new News section with an brand new fresh RSS feed ULR:, I feature the most nice 68k Mac items on eBay USA there.


Because most of the old Macs I was willing to sell have found a new owner…


Added by Oliver at on December 18, 2010 at 4:47pm — 1 Comment



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