Remember the days before beautiful CGI was everywhere? Newtek's Video Toaster was revolutionary, now largely forgotten.
A very early sign that computing was changing the world we lived in, the Video Toaster was a $2500 card and software package for the Amiga 2000 that totally revolutionized TV. These were bragging rights computers back in the 90s. This tour of Video Toaster by an owner who long dreamed of having his own… READ THE REST
The West Chester trademark horcrux has been sufficiently reassembled (or avoided1) to permit the A500 Mini, which joins the ranks of 8- and 16-bit era systems to get the classic console treatment. It'll come with 25 titles from legendary Amiga devs such as the Bitmap Brothers and Sensible Software, but is ultimately a general-purpose computer… READ THE REST
At 11 years old, my new Commodore Amiga blew my mind. But even I could tell that the firmware screen when you turned it on was, quote, "badly drawn". It turns out (as such things often do) that it is in fact an amazing feat of digital art made for an in-development machine long before… READ THE REST
Got a stroke of genius and nowhere to make your mark? Sounds like you could use some help in the art department. You could go back to art school and get in-person lessons, but people are full of germs these days, and it's still a safe bet to just stay home. Try the Watercolor Painting… READ THE REST
Between the pictures from your vacation you need to send to your mother-in-law to the files you need to upload for the meeting tomorrow, your digital tasks are on overload, to say the very least. And with these, comes the need for various apps, cords, chargers, and then some. Quite frankly, it's hard to keep… READ THE REST
We probably all have a dozen apps right now that share and save pictures and videos. Between Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Snapchat, and a handful of others, there's just so much visual data floating around on our iPhones and iPads. Wouldn't it be nice to clean up some unwanted or repetitive data so our devices move… READ THE REST