Andre Weissflog's Tiny Emus makes it easier than ever to jump into an old game or application. Just click on the thumbnail for the system (or system+queued title or demo) that you want and it pops up, ready for action. Covered here are 8-bits popular in the UK such as the Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC and ZX Spectrum.
BBC Basic (previously) was a well-regarded implementation of BASIC made for use in schools in the UK. Now you can play with it online [via] in a web-based environment that's far nicer to use than a real BBC Micro. The in thing is to make spectacular demos that fit in a tweet. BBC Micro bot… READ THE REST
CP/M, the more capable of the two operating systems offered for the popular Amstrad CPC range of home computers, is now unequivocally open-source. Though it has been purportedly open source for some time, the license contained a peculiar specificity whereas the new wording is "equivalent to the well-known BSD or MIT licenses." READ THE REST
Prices were already sliding as it became unprofitable to mine on less efficient GPUs, but ETH dropping under $1k this week seems to have the rest of the smokers folding. The Verge reports that it was able to buy a higher-end video card at MSRP for the first time in years. Gamers rejoice, for the… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. More people are working from laptops than ever these days. Whether you're self-employed, starting online education, or utilizing a work-from-home setup, you need to be able to work from anywhere. Laptops… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Between the stresses of work, classes, and home life, when was the last time you were able to relax and enjoy a little bit of free time? In a world of side… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. From paying your rent to sharing pics of your adorable dog to shopping for a new pair of jeans — is there anything you don't do on your phone these days?… READ THE REST