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NTSC scan lines used by 8-bit computers

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What are the minimum system requirements to run GW-BASIC?

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Why did the Amiga 2000 only produce grayscale on its composite output?

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Is there any DOS game before Quake era (1996) that makes heavy use of the FPU?

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Did ROM chips jump from 8K to 32K?

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What was the RVS key used for on early PCs?

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Was the purported 1968 standard for encoding ASCII on punched cards ever used?

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I cleaned the grease off an old floppy drive’s motor; do I need to lubricate it?

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US equivalent of the Microvitec Cub monitor

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Apple II sales by sector

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11 answers
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Why did XML lose out to XHTML, then HTML 5, on the web?

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How does the 8086 jump instruction work when the target address overflows?

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Was the Atari 800 expansion port hidden because of RF emission? [duplicate]

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Windows War Strategy Game

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Cray quote about supercomputers... a megaflop needs a megaword or similar?

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How to read/write word from DECtape on SIMH?

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What's the story behind the "mysterious" 486DX3?

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A mixed first-person 3D/top-down 2D game for DOS, probably from the 1990s, about a boy protagonist escaping from being abducted by aliens

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807 views

Sony PVM (PVM-14M1J, NTSC-J) Displaying the Wrong Colors

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ZenithZ89 System Font

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Is there a PCMCIA Bluetooth card that would work in a Psion Series 7?

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How to mass-reset the protected flag in classic MacOS

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Why does the BRK instruction set the B flag?

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How does Quake 1 access video memory in software mode? [closed]

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What is the “data file browser” that appears in the film “Segreto di stato” (1995)?

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Commodore "B-series" BASIC?

17 votes
1 answer
590 views

Why did Acorn use LF+CR instead of CR+LF as a line ending?

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What does this triangle rasterization code do? What does it use a “depth cueing table” for? [closed]

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Identify this children's Commodore 64 book

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In the 1999 movie The Matrix, what is the news reader software that is being used?

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USB CD-ROM drive not working with Fujitsu Stylistic 3400

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What floating point libraries were written to meet the IEEE 754 standard before it was accepted in 1985?

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Understanding the Need for Positive Sync Polarities in Sony PVM Monitors

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How to connect old Nokia 3220 phone to a modern computer? Or login to Drive on the phone? [to transfer data from phone]

4 votes
1 answer
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Coronet and Coronet II benchmarks?

5 votes
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280 views

First free and open source assembler and linker for i386 targeting and running on Win32

5 votes
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Does the Intel 8080 ANI instruction clear or update the half-carry?

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What elements of the MOS 6502 did it copy from the Motorola 6800?

2 votes
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Late 80s/early 90s matrix printer with a solid, curved front cover

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367 views

When was the asterisk first used for "unsaved changes" and why?

9 votes
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What is the format of the packets on an Altair 8K BASIC 3.2 Tape?

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How much does Micro-80 BASIC resemble Microsoft BASIC?

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What is the output of the Supersoft Diagnostics II v1.2 on an Intel 8080?

6 votes
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490 views

What was the purpose of the “key” pin of the P8 connector of the IBM PC PSU, and why was it changed to +5V with the AT?

2 votes
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587 views

What device access APIs were there in Windows 9x?

9 votes
1 answer
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PDP-8 conditional skip and 2-word instructions

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Were there Any Applications Making Explicit Use of the MDA's Colour Capabilities?

9 votes
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How many commercial Spectrum ROM cartridges were released?


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