The Retrobits Podcast
Old Skool Computing, Modern Day Fun!
 

 

A show on a calculator?  Yep, it all adds up.

Welcome to Show 070!  This week's Topic: The HP-41C Programmable Scientific Calculator!

Topics and links discussed in the podcast...

What's Dan Bricklin, creator of VisiCalc, up to these days?  Find out in an online interview at LowEndMac.com!
Check out the HP41 page on The Museum of HP Calculators for a good write-up on the 41!
The HP41.org site has emulators, software, manuals and more!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS AND A FANTASTIC NEW YEAR!  See you in 2007!

Be sure to send any comments, questions or feedback to retrobits@gmail.com.

For online discussions on Retrobits Podcast topics, check out the Retrobits Podcast forum on the PETSCII Forums page!

Our Theme Song is "Sweet" from the "Re-Think" album by Galigan.

Thanks for listening!

- Earl

 

Direct download: RBP-2006-12-17-070.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:41 AM

 

What we have here is a successful way to communicate.

Welcome to Show 069!  This week's Topic: Perspectives On Networking!

Topics and links discussed in the podcast...

Check out the 8bitsunplugged blog, another happy retrocomputing spot on the World Wide Web...
Apple II Forever?  You bet!  Computer Chronicles had it right all along...

Be sure to send any comments, questions or feedback to retrobits@gmail.com.

For online discussions on Retrobits Podcast topics, check out the Retrobits Podcast forum on the PETSCII Forums page!

Our Theme Song is "Sweet" from the "Re-Think" album by Galigan.

Thanks for listening!

- Earl

 

Direct download: RBP-2006-12-10-069.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:06 AM

 

Our friends up north are having a party!  (Well, they're north of me...)

Welcome to Show 068!  This week's Topic: The World Of Commodore 2006, from Toronto, Canada!

Topics and links discussed in the podcast...

The "Atari Landfill" legend - fact or fiction?  You decide!  All the details uncovered (unfortunately, none of the cartridges can ever be "uncovered"...)
Have a look at the DOS section of the Paterson Technology site, and take a look at this page for info on the humble beginnings of MS-DOS!
Be sure to check out the Toronto Pet Users Group (TPUG) web site for more information on this great and long lasting group of Commodore enthusiasts...

Be sure to send any comments, questions or feedback to retrobits@gmail.com.

For online discussions on Retrobits Podcast topics, check out the Retrobits Podcast forum on the PETSCII Forums page!

Our Theme Song is "Sweet" from the "Re-Think" album by Galigan.

Thanks for listening!

- Earl

 

Direct download: RBP-2006-12-02-068.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:40 AM