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More N.Y. Apple Collection!

With everything still crazy in this covid world lately I am still receiving pieces of the New York Apple collection from my brother and his friend Rick.  In fact, on Friday when I came home, I found FedEx lef...

C64c Project: The Dead Test

Back in December of 2019 I picked up a Commodore 64c bundle with a 1541-II all the cables and power supplies along with the manuals for a price that left me feeling like the Grinch steeling Christmas.  When I...

Quick-Bit: Keyboard Spill Cleanup

https://youtu.be/nsBickiGehU Quick-Bit videos are a new feature for 8-Bit Boyz, these are short videos that are usually 5 minutes or less demonstrating repairs, cleaning, setting up equipment and more! In thi...

Apple & Commodore Finds!

https://youtu.be/oUzgOrOLMKE Yesterday the first package of many more to come arrived, that is part of a great Apple computer collection!  Let’s back up to around this time a year ago when I reached out to a d...

Bob Spencer of MITS Part 1: The Altair 8800 Computer

Article from the video. This is the first part of our 8-Bit Boyz interview with Bob Spencer who was one of the original engineers at MITS in Albuquerque, NM that worked on the Altair 8800 computer. I mee...

Installing Image BBS v2.0

Thanks to Bucko for his package of Image BBS v2.0 on a stick it is easier than ever to install and log in to this classic BBS software! I put together about an 18 minute video showing a quick walk through of...

A BBS experience…from the past to the present!

I have been asked why I would want to run a BBS in today's internet driven world.  Well if you were online before the internet then your were into BBS'ing and with social media all over the place in this day an...

Image BBS 64 version 2.0!!

* Check out our BBS Directory for this BBS and many others you can connect to today!!!! * If you were BBSing in the 80’s and early 90’s and a Commodore user most likely you have been on an Image BBS system. Ev...

Missed it by that much…

This morning at just about 8:00am I get a text followed by a call from my brother in New York, when I answer the call, he tells me to look at the text.  There it is an Apple ][e with dual drives and original ...