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What was the first computer you ever purchased?

I'm not talking about hobby computers, I mean for doing work. Like what was the first computer you ever purchased just cause you needed a computer. The first computer I ever purchased was an IBM ThinkCentre 8183 sporting a whopping 3ghz hyper threaded Pentium 4 CPU, 2GB of RAM (might have been less …

Re: What do you drive?

This is my car, bought it right at the end of last year. I used to drive a 2002 Dodge Dakota but thankfully not anymore. lol This is my 1992 Oldsmobile 98 Recency Elite with only 60k miles on it. It used to belong to an old man who passed away and I bought it from his son. This is the first car I've …

Need help getting a Reveal SC400 soundcard working with matching Reveal CD on an IBM PS/1

Hi guys! Rescued this bad boy from the trash heap yesterday and sad to say it worked great when I first got it. I was trying to get Midi working in Windows and I somehow fucked up the CDrom drive. I'm guessing it happened when I used the WinSetup.exe in the soundcard folder. Cause now it just …

Re: COVID 19 and being pent up

Been gone for a long time but are we not allowed to talk about current events? Also yeah kinda wishing I hadn't sold all that stuff now but then again what would I really have done with it all anyway. 🤣

Re: Any others given up on the hobby?

This stuff keeps your mind busy. Is that a good thing? Maybe it would be better to be bored more often, to read, to think, to walk or talk or just to sit and watch the sky for a little bit. I dunno, I found more often than not that my good days were ones I spent away from my electronics (aka my …

Re: Any others given up on the hobby?

I was scanning images, printing documents, managing an excel spreadsheet (which actually was fine), taking photographs with a few early digital cameras (which were a bit finnicky to use except the Mavica ones) and the images took FOREVER (well not forever but long enough to where it was annoying) to …

Re: Any others given up on the hobby?

everyone should just use windows 95 daily Tbh I think this is what was the beginning of the end for me lol. Tried to use my Packard Bell every day as a daily driver and god it made all my old hatred of how slow and painful it was to use back in the day come welling back up and made me remember why …

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