chevhq at gmail.com
Mon Jul 12 01:26:02 UTC 2010
On Mon, 2010-07-12 at 10:41 +1000, James Takac wrote:
> On Monday 12 July 2010 05:27:09 A. Jorge Garcia wrote:
> > > Please don't tell me it was for Lotus 1-2-3 or Wordperfect.
> > Believe it or not, we did do a lot with BASIC, Lotus, WordStar and
> > DBase in those days.... Well, before we had PCs, we had GIMIX (like an
> > early Linux that ran UNIX apps on a mini computer) and dumb
> > terminals....
> > I remember getting Windows 2.0 on multiple floppy disks (the real
> > floppy 5.25" disks with cardboard covers) for free at PC Expo in
> > Manhattan in 1989?
> > Anyone remember PCs before Windows and the Web??
> > Anyone remember SneakerNet and PCs without hard drives or graphics???
> > Regards,
> > A. Jorge Garcia
> > http://shadowfaxrant.blogspot.com
> > http://www.youtube.com/calcpage2009
> > Teacher & Professor
> > Applied Mathematics, Physics & Computer Science
> > Baldwin Senior High School & Nassau Community College
> Well, I can remember the likes of the ole TRS-80 Level 1 with a whopping 4K of
> ram, tape drive, 128 x 48 monochrome graphics, etc and using the old free
> BBS's before I ever knew of the net
or the sinclair which set this part of the world alight. z80 processor
Tape drive using cassette audio tapes.
Can't remember the rest of the specs. Still got an old serial port
mouse around from a very early Sanyo based on the XT
Cheers the kiwi
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