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DEEP DIVE TO AMIGA 4000 ▀ THE MOST ADVANCED COMPUTER OF EARLY 90S

DEEP DIVE TO AMIGA 4000 ▀ THE MOST ADVANCED COMPUTER OF EARLY 90S

The Amiga 4000 is a computer that was way ahead of its time, and this was true for many years in a row. The architecture had no competing alternatives for a very long period. Ability to install an additional processor through a special accelerator board. So in the end you own multi processor platform (in 1995!). Custom chips for hardware accelerated processing requests for I/O systems, sound, video. Three levels of RAM: fast memory (conventional ram), chip memory on the motherboard, the possibility to increase the RAM even more by means of Zorro III adapter.
WEEKEND RETROWAVE HITS IN ONE PLACE [PART II]

WEEKEND RETROWAVE HITS IN ONE PLACE [PART II]

Most of you are probably thinking why there are no posts for such a long time. I was quite overloaded with real life events. Anyways, here’s a bunch of atmospheric retrowave tracks for you.No junk, no fluff, only solid stuff. As always. SLEEPLESS NIGHTS ▀ HEARTBEATS VOYAGE ▀ ALLUDE JASPER DE CEUSTER ▀ PATTERNS SHEAF ▀ SOLITUDE SELLOREKT/LA DREAMS ▀ THE A FFAIR DUETT ▀ HIGHRISE KING PALM ▀ RADIO WAVES
WINDOWS 7 CODEBASE WILL BE UPDATED RIGHT TILL 2026

WINDOWS 7 CODEBASE WILL BE UPDATED RIGHT TILL 2026

Good news to Windows 7 users! Operating system will be updated until at least of winter 2026, despite yellow pressed tabloid propaganda that such thing will not happen. Even microsoft official documents show that [system is “dead”] right from winter of 2020. But what moron listen and trust to official and moreover public statements? The main trick here is that Windows 7 is based upon Windows NT 6.0 codebase. This is the same codebase upon Windows 2008 R2 was build.
YOUNG SHELDON [2017-2024] ▀  QUITE GOOD PREQUEL TO BIG BANG

YOUNG SHELDON [2017-2024] ▀ QUITE GOOD PREQUEL TO BIG BANG

As for me, i think that [YOUNG SHELDON] is a worthy prequel to [Big Bang TV-series] . Great warm analog atmosphere of 80s.Watched it excitedly in one gulp. A bit too pop, with rare deterioration in scenario quality but very solid in terms of actor performance and overall design. If you have bad mood for some reason this thing will fix you up at no time. OFFICIAL TRAILER Imagery by spacedrone808 @Adobe Imagery by spacedrone808 @Freepik
ONCE WITHIN A TIME [2022] ▀ ANALOG TALE WITH SUBTLE DIGITAL FLAVORING

ONCE WITHIN A TIME [2022] ▀ ANALOG TALE WITH SUBTLE DIGITAL FLAVORING

I’m not a big fan of [Godfrey Reggio] as a non-verbal filmmaker, because of dominance of marvelous [Ron Fricke] in this category. But [Once Within A Time] surely hit the spot in a right way. Unconventional mind cleaner at it`s best! Surrealistic post-apocalyptic analog tale with subtle digital flavoring introducing reality shaped into inner brain atmospheric vistas. OFFICIAL TRAILER Imagery by spacedrone808 @Adobe Imagery by spacedrone808 @Freepik
WHO IS BETTER MICROSOFT OR APPLE?

WHO IS BETTER MICROSOFT OR APPLE?

Short answer will be: NONE OF THEM. But if you are not satisfied with that and interested in topic: read below. In this quick blip-note i’ll explain my subjective opinion regarding big corpos and their influence on technology in general. Let’s start from the barebone roots of the problem. There are two people who brought home computing to masses. Bill Gates and Steve Jobs. Who are they? First one cheaply bought DOS operating system from [Gary Kildall] and resold it to IBM for a waaaay bigger money.
KING OF THE HILL [1997-2010]

KING OF THE HILL [1997-2010]

[KING OF THE HILL] is a hilarious cartoon for adults, which turns rather boring [at first glance] show into complete grotesque action. The most interesting part is that such weird and funny things people are doing in real life. Straightforward hillbilly [Hank] always protects his son [Booby] from everything interesting and unusual, turning his life into complete boredom. Presumably such disposition comes from the fact that Cotton, the father of Hank, counts him as the most miserable man in the world, don’t value his interests and opinions under any circumstances.
FALLEN LEAVES [2023]

FALLEN LEAVES [2023]

It’s been a while since Aki Kaurismaki delighted us with his ultra-realistic dramas about generic people. Movie is surely a gulp of fresh air, clearly marking it among fake’n’plastic main-stream so-called hollywood videos. Despite the low amount of words [it is a calling card of director] Fallen Leaves is so emotionally fulfilled. But enough of this, go watch film if you care. [FALLEN LEAVES] OFFICIAL TRAILER MOVIE OST Imagery by spacedrone808
HUGO ENGINE ▀ LAST VERSION TO SUPPORT WINDOWS 7

HUGO ENGINE ▀ LAST VERSION TO SUPPORT WINDOWS 7

It looks like [Hugo dropped] Windows 7 support. Version 0.121 was a last one to execute without any problems. All subsequent updates 0.121.1 or later throw following crash upon execution. To celebrate anniversary i’ve rebuilded site via latest available version. DOWNLOAD LAST HUGO FOR WINDOWS 7 Upcoming updates and site refactoring will be done manually, without Hugo framework. See you around! Imagery by spacedrone808
WORMS W.M.D. [2016]

WORMS W.M.D. [2016]

[Worms W.M.D.] is the most successful modern remake of classic turn-based artillery game [Worms Armageddon] . Beautifully hand-drawn 2D art combined with atmospheric backdrop music make wonders and shape game into sedative for a calm and peaceful pastime. OFFICIAL TRAILER Imagery by spacedrone808
STREETS OF RAGE 4 [2020]

STREETS OF RAGE 4 [2020]

As a former fan of side-scrolling beat’em up games i surely remember [Streets Of Rage] series on Sega MegaDrive platform. In some regions it was also known as Bar Knuckle. [Streets Of Rage 4] is a modern continuation of vintage trilogy of 90s. High quality hand-drawn animation and brand new soundtrack [with ability to switch to original Streets Of Rage themes] do the thing and mark Streets Of Rage 4 as a worthy continuation of original SOR trilogy.
HOW TO SETUP CUSTOM FONTS IN WINDOWS 7 CONSOLE

HOW TO SETUP CUSTOM FONTS IN WINDOWS 7 CONSOLE

As a hardcore user of [dual-panel orthodox file manager] i always suffered because of sucky look of default console fonts. Native preloaded font list has quite scarce selection, if you ask me. To fix such disappointment you’ll need: install desired fonts by means of windows control panel copy EXACT FONT NAME fonts section in control panel paste it into registry key into following branch HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Console\TrueTypeFont note that every new subsequent font should be added by a key with added one zero to registry key name reboot computer to apply & enjoy!
DAMIEN SCHMITT ▀ AFRICA

DAMIEN SCHMITT ▀ AFRICA

I often asking myself why popular music bands have extremely mediocre drummers and it seems that nobody cares about it. Here is excellent example of really non-conventional drummer. He definitely knows how to provide exceptional grooves. DAMIEN SCHMITT ▀ AFRICA Imagery by spacedrone808
WHY I AM USING WINDOWS 7 MACHINE AS A DAILY DRIVER IN 2024?

WHY I AM USING WINDOWS 7 MACHINE AS A DAILY DRIVER IN 2024?

UPDATED ON: 2024-04-06 Added some links and fixed typos here and there. VERSION: beta 03 First of all, short congrats regarding happy New Year! It looks like that we made another one. In this long read you will find subjective rant towards to “obsolete” Windows 7 and comparisons with “modern” windows 10/11. This rant is the longest post i ever done on the pages of current website. Degradation of windows operating system is well underway and it looks like process can’t be stopped by any means.
COHERENCE [2013] ▀ DO YOU TRUST YOURSELF?

COHERENCE [2013] ▀ DO YOU TRUST YOURSELF?

Continuing topic of non-boring and more importantly underrated movies. Here is another one. [Coherence] is a super atmospheric mystical thriller, which is taking place in only one house during entire movie. Surprisingly such fact doesn’t make it tiresome. Film was peeked [here] . OFFICIAL TRAILER KRISTIN OHRN DYRUD - EM’s JOURNEY Imagery by spacedrone808
SHAPITO SHOW [2011] ▀ ART-HOUSE FOR MASSES?

SHAPITO SHOW [2011] ▀ ART-HOUSE FOR MASSES?

I almost never do reviews of Russian movies, but this one should be an exception. After watching Shapito Show i was quite surprised to see how much efforts were invested. [Sergey Loban] is an author of very experimental [Dust] , which was released previously to Shapito Show. Shapito brings more artistic value and a lot of joy to watch, because of it’s own unpredictability of events. Film consist of four stories, which are happening at the same time and divided into two parts for better watching experience.
WHO AM I? [1998] ▀ JACKIE'S PINNACLE?

WHO AM I? [1998] ▀ JACKIE'S PINNACLE?

You may already noticed that i post entertaining stuff primarily around Fridays, but today is an nice exception and i’m doing it in tuesday. Most of you know [Jackie Chan] due to [Armor Of God 1] and [Armor OF God 2] movies, but after watching them so many times, they’re frankly became such a boredom. As for early Chan’s movies of 70s/80s eras, they are quite weird and not so interesting to me.
NEAT'N'TINY SOFTWARE

NEAT'N'TINY SOFTWARE

UPDATED ON: 2023-11-26 Small collection of links leading to good’n’tiny software. NO FRAMEWORK TRASH. ENJOY! ►[tiny apps] ◄ ►[nirsoft] ◄ ►[analogx] ◄ ►[joesoft] ◄ ►[grcsoft] ◄ ►[bcheck] ◄ Imagery by spacedrone808
LEGENDARY NOKIA PUREVIEW 808 RED/BLACK/WHITE BUNDLE!

LEGENDARY NOKIA PUREVIEW 808 RED/BLACK/WHITE BUNDLE!

UPDATED ON: 2024-01-01 Finally Nokia PureView 808 set is complete. Red, black and white. Currently i’m not thinking about sale of this treasure chest. But if you are willing to offer good five-digit number amount i may reconsider my statement [or may not]. This will be quite hard decision to accept. Moreover, such bundle in almost like new condition [can’t be bought even on Ebay] . Anyways, it is surely nice to have set of unique camera-phones in excellent condition, especially if they are not surpassed in daylight resolution even in 2024.
RANDOM LIST OF FAVORITE MOVIES

RANDOM LIST OF FAVORITE MOVIES

As you may already know i like: [Black humour] [Zombie comedy slashers] [Beavis & Butt-head ] cartoon Finnish movies [about plain people] Quite strange concoction? But who really cares? Here is a list of more random films, which are worth to watch. From my point of view of course. [Home Alone 1] / [Home Alone 2: Lost In New York] [Terminator 1] / [Terminator 2] [Evil Dead 1] / [Evil Dead 2] / [Evil Dead 3: Army Of Darkness] [Tucker & Dale vs Evil] / [Wild Tales] [Chronos] / [Baraka] / [Samsara] [Office Space] / [Human Traffic] / [It Crowd] / [Idiocracy] [Johnny Mnemonic] / [Nirvana] / [Hackers] / [Speed] [Falling Down] / [Taxi Blues] / [Taxi Driver] [The Shawshank Redemption] Films that i like to watch in not so distant future:
STEVEN SEAGAL ▀ FAVORITE FILMS EVER

STEVEN SEAGAL ▀ FAVORITE FILMS EVER

Despite the widespread opinion regarding [Seagal’s] sanity and his tendency to star in a very low budget trash movies i like couple of his flicks. [Hard To Kill] ► one of his fist appearances on the screen, a little bit excessively touching, but pretty neat [Under Siege 1] ► simply the best movie to date [Under Siege 2: Dark Territory] ► not so good as first part, but definitely worth to watch HARD TO KILL UNDER SIEGE 1 UNDER SIEGE 2: DARK TERRITORY SPECIAL CATEGORY:
CHROME 121 ON WINDOWS XP ▀ IS IT POSSIBLE?

CHROME 121 ON WINDOWS XP ▀ IS IT POSSIBLE?

Scavenging github for required information i’ve stumbled upon shocking screenshot, [showing the most recent chrome 121] executed on good ol’ Windows XP. HOW COOL IS THAT? SOME TOPIC RELATED LINKS: [Supermium] by win32ss [Chrome Crack] by Blaukovitch Taking into account such news we can consider that Windows 7 is in even safer position in terms of future web browsing ability. Imagery by spacedrone808
MDGX ▀ ENORMOUS TWEAKING SITE SINCE 1993

MDGX ▀ ENORMOUS TWEAKING SITE SINCE 1993

Surfing web regarding Windows 7 news i’ve stumbled upon [MDGX] site. This chaotic gold mine of various knowledge, especially regarding vintage operating systems! Immediately bookmarked it and will surely study in a closer inspection later on. Huge section [dedicated to Windows 7 tweaks] and [plain text file] is also available. Hope that you’ll find something previously unknown. Imagery by spacedrone808
HOW TO ENABLE SVG PREVIEW IN WINDOWS EXPLORER ON WINDOWS 7

HOW TO ENABLE SVG PREVIEW IN WINDOWS EXPLORER ON WINDOWS 7

So, you want to be a hip and would like to have the feature of SVG preview in file explorer like in fancy windows 11 of friend of yours? It is surely possible, even on such old crone like Windows 7! [SVG See] is an excellent application, which bring such functionality to our crony operating system. If you are for some reason don’t observe SVG previews in explorer there are a couple of things that you could try to fix things up:
BUBBA HO-TEP [2002] ▀ HIDDEN MOVIE WITH BRUCE CAMPBELL

BUBBA HO-TEP [2002] ▀ HIDDEN MOVIE WITH BRUCE CAMPBELL

[Bubba Ho-Tep] is a quite awkward movie, but despite that is worth watching. The main reasons of such conclusion are [Bruce Campbell] and [Brian Tyler] . Bruce is surely known for his [Evil Dead] acting. Brian provided stunning soundtrack, which lifts whole movie to another level. OFFICIAL TRAILER Imagery by spacedrone808
JUAN OF THE DEAD [2011]

JUAN OF THE DEAD [2011]

As you may already noticed i’m fond of good ol’ black humor, which appears as it happens mostly in zombie genre. [Juan Of The Dead] was another unexpected discovery. Story about Cuban slackers running into open revolt of American “dissidents” primarily known as leaving dead zombies. Also i must mark the presence of excellent soundtrack, which significantly improves watching experience. OFFICIAL TRAILER If you have any suggestions regarding films in black comedy genre i’ve missed and didn’t cover them here, please [drop me a line] .
GEEK-PRANK YOUR NON-TECH COLLEAGUES OR FRIENDS

GEEK-PRANK YOUR NON-TECH COLLEAGUES OR FRIENDS

Couple of days ago doing generic internet surfing i was smashed in the face with this out of the blue [thing]. Super correct site if you are in a desperate need to prank your non-tech colleagues or friends. Just make sure that computer has recent browser, select the desired prank and hit [F11] key to enter full-screen mode. Funny thing how Windows XP desktop and Windows 7 updating process are ended with:

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