1 hr 17 min

Episode 56 – First Computers, Part 2 The History of Personal Computing

    • Technology

David and Jeff continue to look back on the earlier times of computer retail by relating their experiences with their own history of ownership of personal computers.

Links mentioned in this episode:


VIVA AMIGA – THE REVIEW
The Amiga Years

http://www.historyofpersonalcomputing.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/HofPC-56.mp3


Jeff’s fifth computer:


Toshiba T1000 (SE???)

This old tech: The Toshiba T1000 was my first step into the world of MS-DOS



David’s fifth computer:


Macintosh Performa 6200

http://lowendmac.com/1995/power-mac-6200-performa-6200/



Jeff’s sixth computer:


386 in a “boring beige box”

Boring Beige Box podcast



David’s sixth computer:


Macintosh Performa 6400

http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/mac_performa/specs/mac_performa_6400_200.html



Jeff’s seventh computer:


IBM 486slc2 66MHz motherboard

http://www.redhill.net.au/c/c-4.html



David’s seventh computer:


1999 350MHz Blueberry iMac

Which iMac Is It? Low End Mac’s Guide to Differentiating G3 iMacs



Jeff’s eighth computer:


IBM Thinkpad (750?) with Docking Station II

Google Magazine excerpt depicting Thinkpad 750
IBM Docking Station II



David’s eighth computer:


Zenith MiniSport Sub-Notebook Computer

a href="http://www.digibarn.com/collections/

David and Jeff continue to look back on the earlier times of computer retail by relating their experiences with their own history of ownership of personal computers.

Links mentioned in this episode:


VIVA AMIGA – THE REVIEW
The Amiga Years

http://www.historyofpersonalcomputing.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/HofPC-56.mp3


Jeff’s fifth computer:


Toshiba T1000 (SE???)

This old tech: The Toshiba T1000 was my first step into the world of MS-DOS



David’s fifth computer:


Macintosh Performa 6200

http://lowendmac.com/1995/power-mac-6200-performa-6200/



Jeff’s sixth computer:


386 in a “boring beige box”

Boring Beige Box podcast



David’s sixth computer:


Macintosh Performa 6400

http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/mac_performa/specs/mac_performa_6400_200.html



Jeff’s seventh computer:


IBM 486slc2 66MHz motherboard

http://www.redhill.net.au/c/c-4.html



David’s seventh computer:


1999 350MHz Blueberry iMac

Which iMac Is It? Low End Mac’s Guide to Differentiating G3 iMacs



Jeff’s eighth computer:


IBM Thinkpad (750?) with Docking Station II

Google Magazine excerpt depicting Thinkpad 750
IBM Docking Station II



David’s eighth computer:


Zenith MiniSport Sub-Notebook Computer

a href="http://www.digibarn.com/collections/

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