Monthly Archives: November 2019

Computing, GrandPa style

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Macintosh System 1
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Windows version 1.0

What we are used to computing-wise today all comes from a long line of predecessors that were created by a slew of talented people. Little things like pointers, folders, desktops, networking, WIRELESS networking…. all have had a long development.

Want to see what computing used to look like? Now, you can – inside any modern web browser.

Click the links below, and you can run older version of the Macintosh OS or Windows.

MacOS 7: https://jamesfriend.com.au/pce-js/

Win 3.0: https://www.pcjs.org/disks/pcx86/windows/3.00/

Win 3.1: https://classicreload.com/win3x-windows-31.html


Win 95: https://win95.ajf.me/

Even more:

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2014/01/7-classic-versions-of-windows-and-mac-os-you-can-run-in-a-browser/