Sad news, 'Mr Pacman' Masaya Nakamura has died, RIP.
10 Mar 2017
Here's a museum in Maryland USA I wouldn't mind a wander around, this is exactly what I'd like to do here if only I had the cash!
Bob Roswell's System Source Museum:
29 Mar 2017
Fancy emulating a Tandy TRS80 Model 3? Now you can!
15 Apr 2017
NEW PAGE! Yes, the first new inhabitant page since it was all unsigned integers and non-leaky batteries around here.
My STC Executel page is now online even though I haven't fixed the machine in question yet. Wallow in 1980 phone nostalgia. And a leaky battery.
16 Apr 2017
Webserver upgrade yesterday broke quite a few things! Still, I took the opportunity to fix a few niggling bugs that I'd not looked at for $years like the Inhabitants page sort order and picture display for some of the bigger adverts. Now it will scale the picture and provide a link for full size goodness.
19 Apr 2017
This shows you how far we've come - emulate a Classic Mac in your browser with a couple of 'hard drives' full of Internet Archive programs and games, do it now!
21 Apr 2017
Just because 'he can' Bill Buzbee over in California has made a totally custom built-from-scratch-with-discrete-CPU machine with its own OS and TCP/IP stack. Check out the Magic-1 here:
23 Apr 2017
Happy 35th birthday to the ZX Spectrum! Arguably the reason a lot of us are still doing this 'computer' malarkey. A round of applause for Uncle Clive, Steve Vickers, Richard Altwasser, Rick Dickinson, John Grant and everyone I've forgotten.
04 May 2017
I realised I'd not listed my Multitech Microprofessor MPF-II despite owning it for at least 10 years. Oops.
08 May 2017
I've finally - FINALLY - managed to add and photograph the Osborne Executive I was given by Alan Hanks many years ago, It all works nicely too.
16 May 2017
Well this could be entertaining for a wee while - a 4.3BSD Unix that runs in usermode on a 68k Mac without an MMU. TCP/IP and NFS support too!
07 Jun 2017
Sad news, one of the co-creators of COBOL has died. Jean Sammet RIP
09 Jun 2017
After a trip to Worthing last weekend to meet Paul Miles, ex of STC, I'm now home to much Executel goodness including 2 boxed machines and service docs along with all the source code :D
(I just need to learn PLM now)
05 Aug 2017
After seeing a post on Twitter earlier I realised I'd never created a page for my Microwriter MW4, so here it is!
07 Aug 2017
Added a page for my newly completed Tynemouth Software 'Minstrel' ZX80 clone, go see!
11 Aug 2017
Happy birthday Woz!
07 Dec 2017
Fully restored a pair of TRS80s in the last couple of weeks, go me. Therefore I've updated the Model 1 page and added a page for the Model 4P I realised I'd never created.
16 Dec 2017
After many years in silicon heaven I've revived my Research Machines 480Z, a surprisingly easy fix. New pictures on the Research Machines page:
16 Dec 2017
Added a newly donated Psion MC400 'laptop' that I'd never heard of, thanks Chris!
30 Dec 2017
Finally got round to inspecting and repairing my Research Machines 380Z after owning it for only 6 years. More info here: