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Disk swapping the easy way

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At the risk of making this sound like another “kids today don’t know how lucky they are” post, let’s talk about disk swapping. If you don’t know what that is, you’re lucky. It would be depressing to even attempt to calculate how many hours of my life I’ve spent sitting in front of a computer feeding floppy disks into and… Read more »

Simulating days gone by

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The Apple II was never my machine. My 6502-based microcomputer of choice was the BBC Micro. And, to be honest, I think the Apple II was always more of a US phenomenon than a UK one. And yet one can’t escape the fact that it was a hugely significant product in microcomputer history. It made Apple wealthy and famous. It brought… Read more »