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Professional Standards

Philippe Michiels delivers the verdict on the latest Texas micro.

Increasing concern about industry-wide standards has meant that big manufacturers – including IBM and Digital – have begun producing hardware running on systems like MS-DOS and CP/M-86. 1,091 more words

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Tyrian

I’m still playing through Wolfenstein 3D at the moment, and we’re about halfway through the series now! I’ll be moving on to the Nocturnal Mission episodes now that we’ve completed the first three episodes of the game. 76 more words

Gaming

Memories of MS-DOS 5, Windows 3.0, and GNU-Linux

In early 1992 I saw Windows 3.0 for the first time. I had asked to use the laser printer of the IT department at West Oxfordshire College to print out a poem by Marilyn Monroe for an art project I was working on (yes, I studied art at college as well as computer science). 762 more words

Life

The Vienna PC-Whiter Than White?

Designed as part of an integrated office automation system, this stylish 80186-based micro with superb graphics can function equally well as a stand-alone machine.

The screen phosphor has been chosen to be as easy on the eye as possible so that prolonged use is less stressful… 1,496 more words

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Games of the Week

This week I’ve begun playing through a couple of new games – God of Thunder from 1993 and Wolfenstein 3D from 1992. Both are DOS games, Wolfenstein 3D being one of the earliest First-Person Shooter games and considered a classic of the genre, and God of Thunder being a quirky puzzle adventure that’s a bit less well known. 62 more words

Gaming

Amstrad PC1512-The Clone of Contention

The new Amstrad machine, says John Lettice, is up and running.

Amstrad has traditionally made larger and larger piles of money not by stating the obvious so much as by doing it. 1,650 more words

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MS-DOS DISK space comand-cleanup

Hello

Today I’ll hand over several useful scripts  & command lines regarding hard-disk space cleaning

Possible scenario: Not disturbing the user while is doing its job we may manage to clean some temporary files… 194 more words

Windows 7