Thursday, July 30, 2020


Felix Rieseberg:

This is Mac OS 8, running in an Electron app pretending to be a 1991 Macintosh Quadra. Yes, it's the full thing.

Via Dan Moren:

I fired it up to take it for a spin and it worked pretty well, though I did run into some bugs with scrolling (the scroll box doesn’t really move, though you can scroll down). It’s been pre-loaded with some games and demos, which Rieseberg apparently sourced from a Macworld Demo CD.

It’s even got Netscape, although the Internet connection doesn’t work.


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This is amazing, but it's really too bad the Internet doesn't work. It would be pretty interesting to see what Mac OS 8 makes of modern websites, and I guess direct access to something like the Macintosh Garden would be quite useful.

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