Archives by Jason Oakley

Old Fart Geeks – Episode 014

Posted by Jason Oakley on July 21, 2016No Comments

This week we discuss:

  • Pi-Kea arcade tablet
  • Leisure Suit Larry
  • Game and Watch: Octopus
  • Donkey Kong
  • Hyper-Sentinel and more!

Old Fart Geeks – Episode 013

Posted by Jason Oakley on September 24, 2015No Comments

This week we discuss:

  • Raspberry Pi computer magazines
  • SOASC= is a project to convert every SID tune in the HSVC to MP3 format
  • Staringlizard has developed a replacement for the Amiga A520 adapter
  • Hyperion Entertainment released an update for the OS4 Software Development Kit
  • C64endings.co.uk Game endings
  • Interview with microbeetechnology.com.au
  • SIDTracker64 is a SID Creation tool for the iPad
  • Sam’s Journey is our brand-new original scrolling platform game developed for the Commodore 64

Old Fart Geeks – Episode 012

Posted by Jason Oakley on August 27, 2015No Comments

This week we discuss:

  • The Internet Arcade
  • Raspberry Pi Powered Bar-top Arcade Machine
  • Raspberry Pi Retro Game Console
  • The Micromite Companion
  • Retro technology to sell on eBay
  • Coolest new gadgets with retro chic
  • Microbee Technology store

Old Fart Geeks – Episode 011

Posted by Jason Oakley on July 25, 2015No Comments

In this episode:

  • Astraware TrackerFM
  • Commodore Amiga 500
  • Atari 520ST
  • Apple Macintosh
  • Apple IIGS
  • IBM PCjr
  • Creative Music System
  • Sound Blaster
  • Roland MT32
  • Gravis Ultrasound
  • Adlib
  • Amstrad

    Old Fart Geeks is a retro technology podcast by Jason Oakley and William Tomkinson.

Old Fart Geeks – Episode 010

Posted by Jason Oakley on June 26, 2015No Comments

In this episode:

  • Commodore Amiga
  • Commodore 64
  • Commodore VIC 20
  • BBC Micro
  • Tandy TRS80
  • Acorn / ARM
  • Dick Smith / Video Technology VZ 200 & VZ300
  • Amstrad CPC464
  • Atari
  • Doom, Quake, Commander Keen, Jazz Jackrabbit, Uridium, Descent, Rise of the Triad, Ghosts N Goblins
  • id Software
  • Apogee Software
  • Hewson Consultants
  • Ausretrogamer
  • And MORE!

Old Fart Geeks – Episode 009

Posted by Jason Oakley on May 27, 2015No Comments

This week we discuss:

  • The Metric System
  • International Bureau of Weights and Measures
  • Kinetoscope
  • The Antikythera mechanism
  • John Bardeen
  • Dvorak keyboard
  • IBM Model 701
  • Velcro
  • Bob Metcalfe’s Ethernet
  • Breakout
  • Skylab
  • West Coast Computer Faire – Apple II
  • Puck-Man – Pacman
  • Visicalc
  • Geocaching
  • Escom AG buy Commodore

Old Fart Geeks – Episode 008

Posted by Jason Oakley on April 11, 2015No Comments

  • Halley’s Comet
  • Ts’ai Lun
  • John Frederic Daniell
  • Puffing Devil steam engine
  • Art of Transmitting Intelligence
  • IBM Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • William Gibson
  • Dean Kamen
  • Black Box
  • Voskhod 2
  • Luna 10
  • Micro-soft
  • Apple Computer
  • Linux kernel release 1.0
  • Tamagotchi

Old Fart Geeks – Episode 007

Posted by Jason Oakley on March 14, 2015No Comments

This week we discuss:

  • Electric motor
  • Ernst Mach
  • Alexander Graham Bell
  • AT&T
  • RCA NBC David Sarnoff
  • Rudolph Diesel
  • Henri Becquerel
  • Transatlantic service
  • Werner Heisenberg
  • Checkograph
  • James Chadwick’s neutron
  • RADAR
  • Arrowbile
  • Valentina Tereshkova
  • Polaroid
  • Steve Jobs
  • Sputnik 9
  • Ranger 8
  • Cray-1
  • Venera 14
  • CDs
  • Michelangelo virus
  • Yahoo!

Old Fart Geeks – Episode 006

Posted by Jason Oakley on February 18, 2015No Comments

This week we discuss:

  • mIRC
  • Trillian
  • Boeing 747
  • eSheep
  • Raspberry Pi 2
  • YouTube
  • Enigma machine
  • ENIAC
  • Colossus Mk I
  • Rank Arena TVs
  • Commodore 65
  • Sony Mini CD Walkman
  • IBM