X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

Classic 1980 Apple II Training Video Surfaces

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

What’s difference between RAM and ROM? How does a floppy disk drive work? Can I run an Integer program on my 48K system? What’s the best way to perm your hair? These and many other questions are asked in this training video from 1980 which YouTuber Taz Goldstein recently dug up from his family’s old Apple II computer.

apple_computer_trainingzoom in

The 30 minute video from Long Island New York’s long-defunct Berliner Computer Center teaches you everything you need to set up your Apple II computer, and the basics of using the 8-bit system. It’s an awesome time capsule of the early days of the personal computing era, plus that guy’s hairdo and eyeglasses are reason enough to watch. I actually think this guy was the world’s first hipster.

You can check out the classic video below:

Just look at how many steps it took to even power on and run a program. And the racket that floppy drive made, wow. I remember my first Apple II didn’t even have a disk drive, and had to read in programs from cassette tapes.

My, how far we’ve come.




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Recent Posts

Arduino Uno with Integrated Solderless Breadboard: BreadBro

Arduino Uno with Integrated Solderless Breadboard: BreadBro

Scientifically Accurate Dinosaur Action Figures: Beasts of the Mesozoic

Scientifically Accurate Dinosaur Action Figures: Beasts of the Mesozoic

Start Your Campfire with Dynamite!

Start Your Campfire with Dynamite!

The Daleks are Coming for Real

The Daleks are Coming for Real

Inflatable Unicorn Pool Float for a Magical Day at the Pool

Inflatable Unicorn Pool Float for a Magical Day at the Pool

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo