I just came across an article on TechRepublic titled “Dinosaur sightings: The Commodore 64“. This one was of special interest to me – just because the Commodore 64 is the first computer that I ever laid my hands on!
Check out the specifications on the box (64 KB RAM, wow):
We used to hook it up to the family TV because it didn’t have a monitor. We didn’t have a hard drive either – in those days hard drives on computers were strictly optional! We used to store our stuff on 5.25″ floppy disks of 720K capacity.
This post on TechRepublic brought out a lot of old memories.