I plan to use the old iBook to run older software and maybe even an old emulator or two as well. I’ve upgraded the RAM to 1.25GB now and it’s pretty good.
I’ve always been interested in emulating one operating system within an other.
My videos: Commodore 64 Emulation on Pocket PC
My videos: ZX Spectrum Emulation 1
I don’t experiment with it so much anymore, but I used to quite a lot before. I think I always wanted to find that perfect device that could do everything, and often the only way was with an emulator of some kind.
Palm OS virtual machines
You probably know by now that I’m a bit obsessed by the old Palm OS and PDAs in general.
One of the best emulators for Palm OS is PHEM. It runs on Android. PHEM works by using Palm OS ROMs. You can load as many ROMs as you want and then from those ROMs create as many sessions or virtual machines as you want.
This is pretty impressive. I’m just getting back to this and will be creating a variety of little machines soon.
AxisPad running in my Dell Axim
Mac OS 7 on Android
I finally found the files I needed to get this emulator running on my somewhat underpowered Android phone. Guess what, it works really well. So far I’ve only managed to get a few things working, but so far so good. It may even be useful, especially as I have a hypercard player app too.
I found this from one of the very early posts on Palm Sounds and after a bit of searching around I found a PRC file for it (that’s a Palm OS executable file). So I’m going to give it a go and see what can be done with it. That’s if it works at all.
An ST Emulator for Android
I found this yesterday and haven’t tried it out as yet, but I’m definitely going to give it a go to see if I can get ti to run my old ST music software. I’ll let you know how it goes.
A spectrum analyser running in the emulator
I really couldn’t believe that this Palm app worked under StyleTap, but it did, albeit a little slowly.