Tiny Apt. Old PCs UFC Women Retired Punk – WIRed #103

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It’s time for Episode 103 of WIRed, where Montez McCrary discusses a compact (yet roomy) apartment complex, ‘Kids React’ to the Apple II, female grapplers in EA Sports UFC, and the retired life of CM Punk! Welcome to WIRed, bringing you the nerdy-geekery on architecture, technology, gaming, and pro wrestling. Continue reading “Tiny Apt. Old PCs UFC Women Retired Punk – WIRed #103”

The Fine Bros.’ “Kids React” on Old Computers Makes Me Laugh & Cry

Oh children. Nowadays you can’t go anywhere without seeing at least 10 kids playing with a touch-screen tablet and/or smartphone, and the computers that they get to grow up with have fancy and beautiful HD graphical user interfaces and high DPI computer mice. It’s interesting that more children are now becoming pretty tech savvy almost out of the womb.  Wow, ’cause when I was their age I playing and learning on either a black-and-orange monochrome Brother word processor computer (with typewriter) and the Apple II at school with the ‘actually floppy’ floppy disks (but seriously, “Number Munchers” and “The Oregon Trail” were my JAM!). Continue reading “The Fine Bros.’ “Kids React” on Old Computers Makes Me Laugh & Cry”

Go Old-School w/ a DIY Keyboard Computer w/ a Raspberry Pi Computer

Most of the kids of the 1980s (and before) will remember the good old days when computers had built-in keyboards, such as the Apple II (which I remember my elementary school having a full supply of, and for playing Oregon Trail), or the Commodore 64 (which my daycare had one). That’ type of form factor has been duplicated by computer case modders many times over the years, but [Preamp]‘s project is the first one that uses the popular Raspberry Pi budget computer.  The Raspberry Pi is still popular and picking up momentum with a variety of DIY projects due to how open the hardware is to different operating systems. So if you’re looking for a way to build your own budget, old-school-style, computer-in-a-keyboard with a Raspberry Pi, the German blog [Preamp] shows you exactly how to do it, step-by-step.   Continue reading “Go Old-School w/ a DIY Keyboard Computer w/ a Raspberry Pi Computer”