Loading a program on the Coleco ADAM versus the C64

Microsoft Windows users just have to point to the “Start” button, click, and then scroll through until they find the program they want to use. Not so simple in 1983. The Commodore 64 and the Coleco ADAM both used 5.25 inch floppy disk to hold their applications. No hard drive. In the following video, you’ll see how things were done back in the early 1980’s.

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Seeker of 1980s nostalgia, rummager of vintage computers and player of retro video games.When not writing posts of The Retroist, I'm converting Retroist audio podcasts to Retroist video podcasts.My own videos can be found at www.YouTube.com/JustinSalvato.
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