I wrote an article about this device in another blog of mine. Check it out here.
Examining the Stack Segment
This is an LG Enact,a slider phone from around 2013, one of the last phones with keyboards. The 5 row keyboard means a lot of the usual symbols are easily accessbile and makes it a great pocket-computer. I installed FreeBox which is a DosBox port that works on Android 4.4, which is what the phone […]
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, […]