wow, you seem to like this lol

can't blame you

@espectalll not really a rainbow, but rather the visible light spectrum probably

@vaartis @espectalll

I wager those logos were made by folks who didn't grow up with color television.

@sillystring @vaartis they all promoted the color features of their respective hardware

@espectalll But what if I want to bring monochrome displays back again? Then it'd be false advertising.

@bhtooefr then don't put a rainbow

you can't get everything in life, deal with it *puts on sunglasses*

@espectalll What is that second one? The one with the rainbow over the keyboard.

@apetresc Sinclair Spectrum ZX, pretty popular across Europe in the 80s


That’s why we need to get people to move over here. We’ve now essentially forked the conversation because we both made that Tweet a Toot indecently.

@espectalll I’ll think I’ll set up a bot today that mirrors Tweets to Toots. Hopefully everyone can follow this mirror then and we’ll have a single Toot. I guess I’ll mirror people on request.

@js yeah, you could have a Mastodon instance where you login with a Twitter account, mirror all tweets, and then lets you easily move on to another server

@espectalll I thought about people just message me a Twitter handle they want to see mirrored here.

@espectalll Will only give you people willing to move to Mastodon. Those are usually not the problem.

@espectalll also bring back pc cases that aren't black. I'd love a colorful pc case. Like green or yellow or blue or purple

@famicom luckily we're getting more colorful phones lately, which I think are more important (Huawei, Sony, even Samsung), and you can also get a wide variety of desktop case... even with... LEDs...

@espectalll I actually loved how iPhone 5c looked, but nowt the fact that it was just an iPhone 5 in a new case. I hope we see more bright budget phones. That's the reason I loved Lumias

@famicom SAME, I both wanted the 5c and got a Lumia 630. I like my XZ2 Compact's moss green tho.

@espectalll how's the compact? For me, I feel like 5" isn't exactly "compact" enough. I would've called it an XZ2 Average Screen Size

@famicom It's... small enough. Kinda like the iPhone 8 but thicker and with less width, the most important things (being able to hold it with one hand and fitting in pockets) still apply

@espectalll thanks for the pic. I currently own a 6s+ and it's honestly bigger than comfortable. I think I'll go with an SE 2 if/when it releases

@espectalll imagine if they did an iPhone CE (Colorful Edition). Like 5c, but good

@famicom They could perfectly do it, making colorful iMacs and iBooks was *their* thing, after all, and there's the (RED) edition iPhones.

@espectalll I'd love to see the return of polycarbonate macbooks with all the different colors

@famicom Honestly I think it has just exactly the size it has to have - a tiny bit larger anywhere and it wouldn't work. If you think an SE2 or equivalent would work better... well, I bet Apple is basically going to do the same and just make a slightly-smaller device but with more screen-to-body ration than the 8. We'll see soon.

@espectalll Nope! It's from a custom virtual machine and architecture that @dr1ft has been developing, and I've been assisting with :)
@espectalll @calmbit it's from a custom architecture vm that me and her have been working on for the past few weeks
@espectalll @dr1ft is the current home of the VM, although it's still in super-beta mode right now. There are some extra files required to run it that aren't included, but exist on seperate repos on @dr1ft 's account. It's early days yet :)
@calmbit @espectalll I don't even think we can call it beta yet, or even alpha lmao

@dr1ft @calmbit that's call a pre-alpha... perhaps you need some milestones? :dunno:

@espectalll @dr1ft we're still sorta figuring things out as we go along, but milestones would probably be a good step in the right direction :)
@espectalll @calmbit ah she beat me to it sorry to double up your notifications
@espectalll Back when colours were so impressive on computers that everyone had to have it on their logo

@Lenneth Exactly! Apple did it first and that worked out, so everyone had to copy it... except IBM, of course.

@espectalll Hahaha, yeah IBM never changed at all. Their dull logo reflected all of their offices too, the building designs in the interior were so dreadful back then

@espectalll Can we bring back that gratuitous woodgrain paneling too?

@kurisu @beefgnawpolis I guess that one in the picture looks too orange lol

I get it still looks quite unpolished tho

@deadsuperhero @beefgnawpolis indeed, I wouldn't find it strange if they were inspired by that!

@espectalll @beefgnawpolis "What if we could make computer users think about lunch all the time?"

@thomasfuchs @espectalll Was that the last model before before the hardware in favot od NeXTOS?

@shepgo @thomasfuchs oh I think you mean

"Was that the last model before they dropped hardware in favor of NeXTSTEP?"

...I don't think so


Perfect time for me to plug:

@benjymous > for Windows and macOS

I think like half of the fediverse doesn't have Windows or macOS πŸ€”

@benjymous Still, neat idea, in particular I find the mix of old with new (JS, VSCode support) pretty interesting

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