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The Atari Haul

On the 1st of June 2022, I filled my car with the 2nd largest computer haul to date for 8-Bit Boyz, the first one being the “Rick Collection” that is still being shipped bit by bit at a time. This current Ata...

Commodore MPS 1270A

After a very long search I found a Commodore MPS 1270A inkjet printer, but to get the deal closed took about 3 months before the seller would accept a deal.  It was marketed as NEW IN BOX however once I opene...

Quick-Bit: May Calendar 2022

A quick video creating and printing May 2022's calendar on an Apple //GS with the Printshop Companion software, using an Apple Image Writer II printer with tractor feed paper. I used a "New" ribbon for this c...

Image BBS v3.0 January 2022 Update

X-Tec has released a new January 2022 fixes disk for Image BBS v3.0, this update also addresses a few bugs folks have been having with some previous Image fixes. Here is what's in this update: This disk cont...

Tandy Power Switching System Restore

Early November 2021 I found a Tandy Power Switching System at a thrift store for all of $4.00, so I picked it up expecting at best it might need some minor repairs. It was yellowed and missing most of the feet ...

What if Jack stayed at Commodore?

Like many I have often wondered what would have Commodore been like if Jack never left.  Yesterday I finally got my answer from someone who was very close to Jack, during the Toronto PET Users Group - World o...

Attic Collection: My old c64!

  The "Attic Collection" is something I stared at the end of this past winter where I am rediscovering retro computers I have stored up in my attic a couple decades ago.  Back in 1999 I started collecting retr...

Summer 2021 Recap

Things might seem quiet on the outside for 8-Bit Boyz and the website, however it could not be further from the truth. Though this summer has kept me busy in my personal life with projects and such I have also ...

Quick-Bit: August Calendar 2021

A quick video creating and printing August 2021's calendar on an Apple //GS with the Printshop Companion software, using an Apple Image Writer II printer with tractor feed paper.  I  bought a sealed "New Old ...

DOWNLOAD: Image BBS 1.0 Manual

DOWNLOAD Image BBS 1.0 Manual Size: 1.13 MB | File Format: PDF | Compatible with: Any PDF Viewer * This prints great at 100% on most inkjet and laser printers but if you find the page numbers at the bottom of...