Category: Retro Computers

Classic computer systems, like Atari, Commodore, Tandy/Radio Shack, Amiga, NeXT and old-school Apple’s & Mac’s, through more recent Windows 95/98/XP machines

Amiga Guru Meditation Error Animated GIF

I finally got around to whipping up a full screen rendition of the Amiga Workbench “Guru Meditation Error” screen as an animated GIF. For those not familiar with ‘the Guru’, the original Amiga concept...

Workbench 3.x running on Cloanto's Amiga Forever 7.

Cloanto’s Amiga Forever 7 (2017 Edition) – Still The Best

2017 marks the twentieth anniversary of Cloanto’s Amiga Forever series. Over that time, Cloanto has continued to, release after release, create the finest Amiga emulation package for Windows. Amiga Forever 7 certainly continues that tradition....

Hardcover copy of "The Future Was Here: Commodore Amiga", by Jimmy Maher.

“The Future Was Here: Commodore Amiga” Review

Published in 2012 under the Platform Studies series by MIT Press, Jimmy Maher’s “The Future Was Here – Commodore Amiga“1 is, without a doubt, the single most comprehensive study of the Amiga yet published.  The book...

The cover of the first edition of "Amiga World" magazine, circa fall 1985.

The Computer Magazine Archive

The Internet Archive continues to prove that it is one of the most valuable information resources on the planet. As of the time of this post, just over 18,000 editions of classic computer magazines...

The Amiga Visual Compendium Kickstarter package.

Amiga Visual Compendium – Update

I have received my Amiga Visual Compendium book package from Bitmap Books/Kickstarter, and, WOW! The book is beautiful, filled with edge-to-edge screen-captures of some of the most famous and believed Amiga software created. The...

Amiga “Boing Ball” Wallpaper

Ever since it’s debut demo along-side the original Amiga, the Boing Ball has been a beloved icon. The demo, put together in just hours, and within hours of the Amiga’s launch at Winter 1984...