September 17th is just around the corner, and vintage computer enthusiasts will soon immerse themselves in the retro atmosphere of Varese Retrocomputing 2023! This event promises to take technology enthusiasts back in time, allowing them to relive the golden age of [...]
Good morning to all vintage computer enthusiasts! You are cordially invited to Varese Retrocomputing 2023, an unmissable event to be held in Tradate, in the province of Varese, on September 17, 2023, from 10:00 to 18:00. The Varese Retrocomputing 2023 [...]
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This is the second article I write about online scams: Fortinte account sales scam. In the first article, I covered email scams and purchases on ad sites, such as Facebook Marketplace, Now, Kijiji, eBay, and others. This time, [...]
Hello friends! Today I take you on a short but exciting journey to the Ctrl+Alt Museum in Pavia. Together with Davide and Alberto Fornasiero of the HistoryBit museum, we ventured into an unforgettable experience. From the moment I crossed the [...]
I know… You have doubts that a dirty floppy disk can dirty or even ruin your drive. And you're right! Here's how to clean 3.5" floppies. Through this tool that gave me RetroManiak, we can control both sides [...]
I'm browsing a website... generated by an original Commodore 64! Unbelievable: the Commodore 64 is now a web server! Daniel Nagy has created a web server with the Commodore 64.
An IBM PS/2 model 30 came into the collection, exactly the 8530-021 model, which I bought on eBay. The computer didn't work well, so it was sold to me at a good price. The IBM PS/2 Model 30 is a desktop of [...]
Do you remember the IBM 300GL I bought some time ago? I talked about it in this article. Now, I decided to upgrade the computer a bit and upgrade it with a few cards: a sound card and a network card. I also [...]
Francesco Sblendorio has integrated ChatGPT, OpenAI's artificial intelligence, at the RetroCampus BBS. Here's how to use ChatGPT on the Commodore 64! To connect, you can use the Commodore 64 with a WiFi modem, or, alternatively, you can use your computer, opening [...]
Today we take a step back in time, to present an incredible experiment carried out in 1985-86 by Massimo Guidarelli (known as Magù). Massimo is a former professor now retired and, with his students of the Professional Institute for Electromechanics, has created a [...]
Finally I finished assembling the vintage computer shelves I bought on Amazon! 🙂 I mounted them in the office. I'm filling them with the back computers I have in the collection, but also with devices and cards [...]
Edit 28/04/2023. ChatGPT reopens in Italy, after working on what is requested by the Privacy Guarantor: 01/04/2023. The Guarantor for the protection of personal data has intervened and, for Italian users, ChatGPT is blocked. It is hoped that the situation [...]
Today we talk about this Philips NMS 8280: a vintage computer that I bought back in 2021, when I went away to buy a huge batch of computers! The Philips NMS 8280 computer The Philips NMS8280 is a computer of the [...]
I had the pleasure of hosting Davide Fornasiero and Alberto Fornasiero, from the HistoryBit Museum in Cerro Maggiore (MI), at my collection of vintage computers. It was a pleasure to meet two retro computer enthusiasts and share our passion. [...]
Is this IBM 300GL comnputer vintage enough? Intel Pentium II processor at 400 MHz, 512 MB of RAM and 2 GB of hard drive!
Let's test the Philips VG-5000 I bought on eBay? The seller stated that it is functional.
Introducing my new Commodore Plus4 and Sinclair ZX81! Sometimes it happens to make completely irrational purchases!
I recently purchased a Sharp LC20 LCD TV. The intention is to have an LCD television, in 4:3 format, to which to connect my vintage computers. It is an interesting TV and the picture quality is good. You can connect the [...]
The Philips VG-5000 μ (sometimes spelled VG5K) is an 8-bit home computer, manufactured by French Radiotechnique (RTS), and marketed by Philips, Radiola and Schneider from 1984 until 1986. Despite having a similar name [...]