Using a tablet from 2012 running a version of DOSBox to learn Assembly programming with a book from the 1980s.
In a sealed big box! Visual C++ vintage big box software
I bought a unit from eBay marked for parts. When turning on, the screen flashes and then turns off. Also it is making a funny noise while powered on. Seems someone tried to repair the speaker cables and soldered them opposite of what they should be. I asked the kind folks at http://reddit.com/r/retrobattlestations for advice. […]
You already carry a powerful computer in your pocket! But the lack of a physical keyboard makes it more of a media consumption rather than a productivity machine. The software is all there , though. Office, Drive, photo editing apps…even terminals and programming environments. Most bluetooth keyboards are cramped and uncomfortable to use for long […]
…is the TI-66 Programmable Calculator. It is small and light and Turing complete. The programming records key presses as well as allowing for entering instructions in an assembly-like language, so it is a great primer for learning full Assembly language programming, which is what I am doing now on my HP95LX.
I found this on eBay cheaper than they usually go for. I still need to make a data transfer cable for it, they are really expensive. Once I have the cable I can transfer drivers to the handheld so I can use Compact Flash cards for data transfer. As you can see from the picture, […]
This was is my first – no, my second actually- pocket computer. I wrote some Basic programs for a jet engines class. Find out more about this model here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharp_PC-1401
This blog will be mostly about Mihai Pruna’s collection of handheld computers and topics related to retrocomputing.