Computers & Mobile

Maker Bob Alexander has built this awesome small form factor, Core i5, Windows 7 computer inside of a case that’s an homage to the Altair 8800. He found the case on eBay and it looks like the type used on the Altair 680. He built the front panel himself. Nice work, Bob!

Mini Altair 8800 PC

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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