A lot of computing history is captured in old magazines. To de-clutter I’ve sold off most of my old ones to collectors who would get more value from them than me.

Most retro magazines have been scanned and are available to read online,

This is one I had lying around that does not seem to be in either collection.

The Australian Commodore Review Amiga Annual 1998

Here are a few pages:

The Cover

Cover

“ANYONE WHO HAS JUST PURCHASED A CONVENTIONAL PC HAS MY SYMPATHY”.

John Laws

Some Pricing

The machines:

Prices

  • A500: AUD$999
  • A1000: AUD$2499
  • A2000: AUD$2999

Development Tools:

Tools

  • Commodore 68k Assembler: AUD$199
  • Metacomo 68k Assembler: AUD$250
  • Aztec C: AUD$499+

O-Samurai-san Selling a Dot Matrix Printer

Interesting, Star are still in the buisness of selling dot matrix printers.

John Laws