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Pocket 386 retro laptop with Intel 386 SX 40 MHz chip, 8 MB RAM, Windows 3.11 or 95 - you can even swap out the video card

The name of the Pocket 386 portable computer gives an idea of its specifications. The retro laptop is equipped with an Intel 386 SX processor running at 40 MHz, 8 MB of RAM, a replaceable VGA card, and a Yamaha sound adapter. It has a 7" IPS screen w...

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The D-17b computer from the 1962 Minuteman 1 ballistic missile was the first hover PC

What kind of computer can be considered a desktop one? Perhaps compact enough to be placed on a table. YouTuber Alexander the ok considers the D-17b as such, which was responsible for the guidance of Minuteman 1 ballistic missiles, and then was trans...

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Combining two eras: Windows XP ran on the Intel i486 processor

A retro-computer enthusiast managed to run Windows XP on a computer with an Intel i486 processor. Now, for many, the release times of both seem reminiscent of the past, but in reality, ten years have passed between the release of the processor and th...

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Microsoft opened MS-DOS 4.0 code on GitHub - it turned out to be broken due to UTF-8 and timestamps

In April, Microsoft published the source code of its MS-DOS 4 operating system from 1986 on GitHub. This is not the first release of DOS code, but this one seems to break some critical files. As noted by the well-known developer and author of the OS/...

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An enthusiast has ported "thousands of applications" to Windows 95 - he ported the .NET Framework from Windows 98 there

Video blogger MattKC, according to his own words, ported "thousands of programs" to Windows 95 by porting an important Windows 98 feature - .NET Framework. The main limitation of Windows 95 compared to Windows 98 lies precisely in the absence of .NET...

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