what's vintage? was Re: Latest addition: A bondi-blue iMac

Paul Koning paulkoning at comcast.net
Fri Jul 1 13:39:03 CDT 2016

> On Jul 1, 2016, at 2:33 PM, Chuck Guzis <cclist at sydex.com> wrote:
> On 07/01/2016 11:10 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
>> As I understand it, the Raspberry Pi is not that far off (and before 
>> it, the ZX Spectrum). But then, there are half a dozen models of 
>> Raspberry Pi, even excluding the Pi Zero.
> ...and numerous clones.   This email is being run through a server
> running Ubuntu on a headless Orange Pi PC.  At $15, I'll probably buy a
> few more.
> We're entering another interesting period of time.  For those who want a
> desktop PC to read email and surf the web, the display could well turn
> out to be the most expensive component by far.

Of course, if your needs are basic, an old CRT for a few dollars will serve just fine.


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