Reprinted from Paleotronic issue 1, volume 1 Feb-Mar 2018. Lee De Forest’s 1907 Audion vacuum tube is widely credited with kickstarting the modern electronics industry in general, but it would take the much smaller, lower-power [more…]
Most emulators work by running everything through a single “loop”. This makes sound emulation easy because everything is synchronised. However, microM8 doesn’t operate this way. Each component of microM8 (video, sound, CPU) functions on its [more…]
Our second issue delves into all things CRT, exploring the history of the cathode-ray tube, the birth of television, early computer and video-game graphics and so much more. The digital edition weighs in at a [more…]
The soothing sonata of chatter in the convention hall swelled to a crescendo of voices as people piled into the Paleotronic booth ahead of the 1983 Consumer Electronic Show’s umpteenth product announcement of the day [more…]
When I was a child, I always eagerly looked forward to going to the library – not just for the books (although I was a pretty big science-fiction reader) but for the periodicals. In particular, [more…]
The Consumer Electronics Show was a mecca of raw, untamed capitalism, and it was every gadget for itself. Our first full issue explores the history of consumer electronics through the lens of the Consumer Electronics [more…]
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