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The Corsair Void Pro Wireless Is A Piece Of Shit, Probably Buy It |OR| Wireless PC Headset Buying Guide (Incomplete)

Fri 10 August 2018 in HardwareLeave a comment

I just bought these new headphones, I hate them to death, you should consider them. IGN 7.8/10 Continue reading »

Building a C64 power supply

Sat 04 August 2018 in Hardwarec64, retrocomputing, electronicsLeave a comment

C64 power supplies are way too expensive and if you have a couple particular skills you can just build your own. Continue reading »


Fri 03 August 2018 in Hardwareretrocomputing, ibm, iwantitLeave a comment

Apparently when the PCjr was still A Thing IBM tried to break into the Japanese market with something called the PC-JX. Continue reading »

Making the FD-505 floppy drive work

Thu 02 August 2018 in Hardwarefloppies, msdos, pcLeave a comment

I recently had the devil of a time trying to get a 5.25" floppy drive to work in my late-model Pentium 3 Dell, so here's some notes on That. Continue reading »

Koala Pad

Wed 01 August 2018 in Hardwarekoalapad, c64, pc, msdos, retrocomputing, artLeave a comment

A week or so ago I was on eBay and stumbled across a thing called a Koala Pad. I had seen and heard of these before - it's basically a graphics tablet from 1983 that came out for damn near every home computer platform. I had seen them for the C64 and Apple II, but this one caught my eye. Continue reading »