It isn't "retro" to me, it's just how I live

This is a selection of some of my favourite technological gadgets that I have in my collection. All of these devices I still use regularly today and I enjoy each and every one of them. I would choose any of these devices over their modern day version/replacements in a heart beat. There's something to be said about devices that are designed for specific tasks over today's "smart" devices that do everything.

Asus EeePC 701 Desktop

For a while there, my EeePC netbook also doubled as my desktop PC. I bought my 701 just a few months after they became available on the market. There was just something about them that intrigued me so much, and they ran Linux! It was a handicapped version of Xandros Linux, but It was Linux.

I used the default OS for a few months, but soon replaced it with the much more advanced and usable Mandriva Linux.

GP2X Game Console and EeePC 701

Linux can run on just about anything!
Tandy Pocket PC-3. The first mobile computer I ever owned. This is a full fledged personal computer, with BASIC as an operating system. It has 4K of static RAM.
My Mattel Intellivision

One of my favourite electronic devices from my youth.
Commodore C64 keyboard macro
5-1/4" Floppy Disks
Commodore 64 model 1
Commodore 64 model 2
Commodore 64 model 3 (64C)
Commodore 64 office set-up

My Commodore 64 office setup, as of October, 2013.

Asus EeePC 701 netbook
Check out my demo videos showcasing some of the capabilities this tiny computer, which launched an entirely new portable computing market. My site is at:
EeePC 701 netbook keyboard macro
My C128 in the summer sun. It's been over thirty two years and its still going strong.
Commodore 128 Setup (2018)

C128, dual 1541 disk drives, datasette, Retroswitch Flyer, Boss joystick.

TheC64Mini Console

TheC64Mini with USB expansion port and joystick.

RetroGames TheC64 Mini and the Evercade

These two classic video gaming systems, side by side.
GP2X with Case
The Gamepark Holdings GP2X Linux handheld multi-media console.
Franklin eBookMan EBM-901
A versatile e-book reader and PDA handheld that I still use regularly today.
You can learn more about the Franklin eBookMan by visiting my website dedicate to this versatile handheld device at
Franklin eBookMan and Asus EeePC 701
My mobile dynamic duo!
Franklin eBookMan EBM-900
with leather cover.
Franklin Rolodex RF-8121
Still serves a purpose for me to this day.
Sharp EL-6980, Franklin DBS-2, MWD-440, eBookMan EBM-900, and CR-8121.

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