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The death of the Internet café

2019-11-25

A look back at the rise and fall of the Internet café, or Cyber café as it was sometimes known.

Filed in: Retro

Days of dial-up modems

2018-01-18

Light-hearted memories of the "olden days".

Filed in: Retro

Caching in

2017-11-05T00:00:00.000Z

A look back at how disk caching software and disk de-fragmenters were A Thing back in the 90s.

Filed in: Retro

Remembering TurboDOS

2017-10-02

Back in the early 80s the company I worked for ran its entire operation on a Z-80 based operating system called TurboDOS. This article fondly remembers how capable the system was.

Filed in: Retro