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Check Out My New Look For The Site And Programs
After a serious bout of procrastination, I updated the look of my ZX81 site to match that of my main site. In doing so, Iíve corrected the various errors that cropped up from my hosting upgrade. Clean and comfy, time to enjoy the new features this theme offers. More polish, less fluff…
Posted Dec 29, 2016 by Steven 3 min read

ZX81 Website Makeover and Twitter Experiments
If you havenít visited in a while, you may notice that my ZX81 retro computer site is looking a bit different. Iíd been using newer, responsive themes, for almost a year now. Yet I was being selfish. The general population wasn't allowed to partake my fun…
Posted Apr 30, 2016 by Steven 3 min read

A Lesson in Encoding
Iím currently working on a responsive HTML5 template for my website. As much as I like the old one, it is starting to get a bit long in the tooth. Five years of life is a pretty good run, but it is time to get with the modern world full of mobile devices and tablets…
Posted Aug 23, 2015 by Steven 2 min read

Doing Some Fall Cleaning
I took a break from educating myself on z80 machine code, more on that later, to fix a few things that have bugged me about the site. They are minor and probably will go completely unnoticed by most, but I wanted to make a quick note for future reference. Hey that’s what blogs are for, right? I…
Posted Oct 01, 2013 by Steven 3 min read

Playing Around
It isn't all programming around here! Some days it is fun to just play around. I was adding an image to my other site which led to me reviewing some of my old Flickr images. In turn, I ran across my Wordle of Reid's for Fun image (article here)…
Posted Feb 16, 2012 by Steven 1 min read

ZX81 Emulator on Android
As more and more people turn to mobile and tablet devices for their entertainment and consumption needs, it is becoming harder to share my ZX81 preservation project. I remember how excited I was when I found a Java based emulator that would run my ZX81 programs on the web…
Posted Feb 05, 2012 by Steven 2 min read

Slow Going
I really meant to have a number of my programs converted this month. I found a tape player and have been trying to load my ZX81 programs off the original tapes; however, I keep running into a problems. I'm not sure if it is my microphone, the recording software, or my emulator…
Posted Jan 21, 2011 by Steven 1 min read

A Little Change of Color
I finally got around to updating the image and colors for my ZX81 site. I'm using a more muted pallet originated from the pages of the book in the logo. I've decided to keep the same basic layout of the parent site…
Posted Dec 29, 2010 by Steven 1 min read