Streaming movies from floppy disk on a 31 year old TRS-80 Model 4p
Dec05

Streaming movies from floppy disk on a 31 year old TRS-80 Model 4p

And you thought that movie streaming was something fairly new didn’t you? Well, I’ll be honest with you, we weren’t all streaming Dr. Who from floppies back in the mid 80s but yes, it can be done and here is the video of it happening on a 1983 TRS-80 Model 4p to prove it. For more info on how it was done click here....

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Ben Heck’s Sinclair ZX Spectrum mod – part 1
Jul14

Ben Heck’s Sinclair ZX Spectrum mod – part 1

Everyones favourite console modder Ben Heckendorn has started a new project, to make a compact portable ZX Spectrum. Totally stoked that he has decided to mod the iconic Speccy on The Ben Heck Show but must admit to cringing whenever he says Zee X Spectrum (way too many times). I love you Ben but it’s bloody Zed! In this first part he explores the innards of the Speccy and considers the options available to him in his quest to make Sinclair’s diminutive rubber keyed wonder into a handheld. He goes on to re-program a replacement dual boot ROM chip and tests it on the Speccy motherboard along with replacing the video RAM. I love the part where he says he doesn’t know whether to keep the keys, in his words “they are iconic, but also kind of squishy”. Looking forward to the next...

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From Bedrooms to Billions – Official Trailer
Mar04

From Bedrooms to Billions – Official Trailer

Pre-order your copy now at...

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Impressive ZX Spectrum Demo

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrFr4H2eeRw&NR=1 270 210]

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Manic Miner on the Sinclair ZX81
Sep29

Manic Miner on the Sinclair ZX81

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjA-qlDv5Xw 270 210]

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Hi Res Trickery on your ZX81
Sep29

Hi Res Trickery on your ZX81

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X92xvLlbnVg 270 210]

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