Setting up a wifi modem with the CHIP computer

I was a backer of the original Kickstarter project for the $9 CHIP computer. Over the past several years I accumulated 8 CHIPs and 3 PocketCHIPs. Suffice to say, I'm sitting pretty with CHIPs. My first project with the CHIP computers was setting...

Visiting Vintage Computer Fest Midwest 14 (2019)

This past September I had the opportunity to make it to my second Vintage ComputerFest - Midwest. It was a great opportunity to not only see a lot of great hardware and software, but to also hang out with others that are as passionate about retro...

Long time no post

I haven't posted since January, and that's just sad. My new shell server is set up now at home, so I can write more geeky Atari articles!

Bummer, the last day of Christmas break

I'm pretty bummed. It's the last day of break and I didn't even get a chance to start on my big project. Maybe I'll get a chance to finish it before next year.... On the other hand, I do have the parts now to build an SDrive Max. The SDrive …

Using Github Issues for comments

For publishing this website, I use Pelican, a static website generator. Publishing a static website has many advantages, such as no databases required and the ability to host for free on Github. The biggest downside is the lack of commenting on...

Tandy Assembly was pretty awesome

Last weekend I attended my first TRS-80 convention, Tandy Assembly. The hour and 20 minute drive was a lot easier than the 5 hour drive to Chicago for the Midwest Computer Fest that I went to back in September. Looks like wrote up anything about...

Two LCD VGA monitors that work with my Amiga 500

I recently purchased a Nec Multisync 1970VX VGA monitor for use on my older RGB computers (Atari ST/STE/Amiga/CoCo 3/800XL with VBXE). It works well with the Amiga. Unfortunately, I can't get it to show up with my Mega STe. I haven't tried it...