Tag Archives: Apple

Robotman’s Cheap Classic Computer Calendar 2019

It’s that time of year again!  Time to chuck out the old bent-up, scratched & damaged year and replace it with a brand new, shiny year – replete with that impressive, plasticky smell of polyvinyl chloride, assorted benzenes and aldehydes! And what better way to commemorate the turning of the calendar than with a calendar […]

Video Carnage 04 – Apple ][

Another 8-bit machine from the 1970s – the Apple II – had its share of driving games.  Prepare not to be blown away by amazing displays of graphics and sound. You know, if I could stretch the boundaries of what I consider to be a racing game by wide enough margins, I could call “The […]

Lusting after computer hardware

This post may not be quite about what you think it’s about. In my “Reassessing the Atari 5200” post below, I talked about how shocked I was to learn that Atari had developed the internals for that console five years before they had released it.  It appeared as though Atari sat on this technology for […]

Oh, Mint

I really tried to like you, Mint.  I really like your philosophy, and the fact that you’re moving away from the clone-Apple™ policies of Ubuntu.  So I was disappointed when I first tried installing you back in 2008.  The “Fluxbox” version I booted with a Live CD on my laptop looked so damn seductive, and […]

Fuck Apple

Fuck Apple And fuck Steve Jobs.  Apple is the new Microsoft.  They are a dangerous monopoly and they must be broken up.  Apple can no longer innovate, so its business is based on abusing the completely broken US patent system. Apple is now suing HTC over something which Apple stole from someone else.  Fuck Apple. […]