When I was a young child, one of my best friends was a turtle. Not a real turtle, although that would have been fun, but a virtual one. My turtle lived inside of an Apple II, an early 8-bit computer, at my elementary school. When I first met her, my [more...]
Did you miss it last year? Well, here’s another chance to check out Paleotronic’s 12 years of Retro-Christmas, a series of 12 mini-mags looking back at consumer electronics covering the years 1980-1991. It was the [more...]
The Oregon Trail is an 3490 km route from Kansas City, Missouri to the Willamette Valley in what was the Oregon Territory, now Oregon State. The trail covers the modern-day American states of Kansas, Nebraska, [more...]
by Melody Ayres-Griffiths Trick or treaters had been coming and going all night, but their flow had slowed to a trickle after the skies over Schenectady, New York had opened up, drenching anyone who dared [more...]
We have a Hallowe’en-themed electronic project for you: a motion-activated “screaming” audio generator for your Jack O’Lantern or other spooky decoration. Ghosts, goblins and integrated circuits? Electronic devices are a fairly common part of Hallowe’en [more...]
microM8 3D Apple II Emulator For Windows, MacOS and LINUX
RetroCoders are Better Coders™
Paleotronic Magazine takes an enthusiastic look back at the history of electronics, including computers, videogames and media, as well as its use professionally, in business and in industry. Along the way, we trace the roots of the devices and technologies which define our modern world. It’s education meets entertainment.
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turtleSpaces 3D Logo Interpreter
turtleSpaces is a new expanded implementation of LCSI Apple Logo II that features 3D OpenGL graphics, shapes, lights, cameras, location detection, multiple turtles and much, much more! Great for teaching kids how to code. Check it out at turtlespaces.org