A story to tell your children…

Once upon a time, in the Valley of Silicon, the two headed Wizard of Apples went for a walk. The two heads, both of which were named Steve, looked around, and spied a beautiful PARC.“This is truly a beautiful PARC~ Steve exclaimed.Yes, it is’ agreed Steve. “It is very graphic. And do you see how ...

Retro Pearls on Android

It has been a while, since I wrote my last posting and I have to apologize. Right now I am sitting in a hotel in Beijing and enjoying a day off. So no work to do and no family, I have to pay attention to, taking the opportunity writing something I kept in mind already ...

Who was Gary Kildall?

Who was Gary Kildall?
Recenty I stumpled multipe times upon a certain name. It was Gary Kildall. Gary was the one, who founded Digital Research. The company who was well known for its operating  system CP/M, designed for smaller computers. In a time where mainframes were more common, than a personal computer. Some people might rember DR DOS, which ...

Anleitung MMC2IEC

Mehr zu meiner eigenen Referenz und Bequemlichkeit hier die Anleitung zu MMC2IEC. Die Projekt-Webseite findet ihr <a>hier</a>. USAGE GUIDE: ------------ The MMC2IEC device implements accessing FAT16/32 filesystems on MMC or SD flash media. The CBM IEC protocol is implemented and the kernel load and save routines on the C64 works, loading from either PRG, D64 ...

Happy new Year!

Yes, its 2010, the year where I hopefully spent more time on the projects, I am writing about here in my blog. No real progress with Lincade development, but its on my todo, to finalise the changes to the image and release one with SATA and updated Kernel. Recently I spend some time for my ...

Slow progress, still tied up with web projects

I already feel sad, since the move to Malaysia, not much time was left for my blog and the Lincade project. For the blog I decided to post more related to retro and interesting computer stuff, like in the past. Last months in germany, it became more and more a Lincade Blog, which should be ...

Lincade development continues

Despite a lack of time, the development will be continued by me and John. We had an email conversation about a roadmap and the goals for the next version. One bigger issue to deal with, is that the development of advmame was stopped already a while ago. We might switch to SDLmame and try to ...

Arrived in Kuala Lumpur

We arrived in KL und now already 10 days here. Just finished my first work week and on this weekend we will continue looking for a new home. If everything runs fine, our furniture arrives on the 23. of december and I will be back at the project early in January.

Preparing to move to Kuala Lumpur

We are here in the last preperations for the move to Malaysia. All contracts are cancelled, both cars and my motorcycle are sold. Got rid of a lot of stuff with the help of ebay. I even sold some parts of my Commodore collection. The countdown is running now. Just a few days left until ...

500 Lincade 0.040 downloads!

This is a reason to party. We have today exactly 500 Lincade 0.040 downloads. When I started the project I wouldn’t mind that so many people will using it. Good news for all users, there is a new release planned within the next weeks.