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The Retrobits Podcast

Jul 30, 2006

 

Your retro computer runs on 4 AA batteries?  Cool!

Welcome to Show 054!  This week's Topic: The Tandy 100 Portable Computer!

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Here's a Bill Gates interview on the Smithsonian Institution website, very interesting reading!  The Model 100 BASIC and ROM are some of the...


Jul 24, 2006

 

65,536 memory locations - it's like a dream come true.

Welcome to Show 053!  This week's Topic: The 6502 Microprocessor, Part II.

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Want to see a cool prototype?  Here's the Commodore 65 page at the Secret Weapons of Commodore...
The Atari Archives site has a few books...


Jul 17, 2006

 

Special bonus feature today!  Don't touch that dial...

Welcome to Show 052!  This week's Topic: The 6502 Microprocessor, Part I.

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Once again, Wikipedia doesn't dissapoint - check out their info on the 6502 Microprocessor...
ClassicCmp is a resource for enthusiasts of...


Jul 10, 2006

 

Another retro adventure.  It's a fun hobby!

Welcome to Show 051!  This week's Topic: My PX-8 Virtual Disk Drive Adventure!

This week I cover the trials and tribulations of setting up a floppy disk emulator program for the Epson PX-8 laptop.  It involves soldering and creative software trickery.  What more could...


Jul 3, 2006

 

I can tell you - time flies when you're having fun!

Welcome to Show 050!  This week's Topic: The 2006 State of the Podcast!

Topics and links discussed in the podcast...

A new PX-8?  Sweet!  Check out the PX-8 page on Star Technology...
Are you an Apple II extreme coder?  Need a challenge - a contest, perhaps? ...