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Brian H
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104 votes
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Does "Disk Operating System" imply that there was a "non-disk" Operating System?

90 votes
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Did Apple not originally allow anyone to develop software for the Macintosh?

61 votes

Why was the Kickstart 1.x "Insert floppy" graphic so bad?

56 votes

What languages are better fit for generating efficient code for 8-bit CPU's than C?

54 votes
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Which original retrocomputer OS's are still maintained and updated today, for original hardware?

50 votes

How did C64 games handle music during gameplay?

49 votes

Why did so many early microcomputers use the MOS 6502 and variants?

42 votes
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What precautions to take when powering on old computer for the first time in years

40 votes
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Why were early personal computer monitors not green?

39 votes
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What caused the demise of BASIC/BASICA in the late 1980's?

38 votes

Why did DEC develop Alpha instead of continuing with MIPS?

38 votes

Why were most PCs and electronics beige back in the day?

38 votes

Why did the stock Amigas not have a battery for keeping the time/date?

37 votes

Why were animated screensavers used instead of a black screen on CRT monitors?

36 votes

What were the incentives behind WinWord.Concept computer virus?

36 votes

Why didn't Apple sue Commodore over the Amiga's GUI?

35 votes

Why did computer video outputs go from digital to analog, then back to digital?

33 votes
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Unlicensed home computer ports of arcade games

32 votes
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Does the "Amiga Client for Novell NetWare" exist?

32 votes

How exactly did Windows become the OS of the home PC?

31 votes

What was the intention with the Commodore 128?

31 votes
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Why did pressing the joystick button spit out keypresses?

30 votes
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How did the early Macintosh computers update the display?

29 votes
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Why BGR color order

28 votes

What exactly was the Amiga Ranger?

27 votes

Why did the IBM PC need a sound card?

27 votes

Can one isolate processes on a 8086?

26 votes

Where to buy a 6502 chip

26 votes

Were the custom chips in the Amiga exploited for their hardware bugs like the ones in the C64 and Atari 8 bit computers were?

26 votes

Why do drives occupy memory on Amigas

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