[rescue] Apple to ditch IBM, switch to Intel chips

Steve Hatle shatle at nfldinet.com
Thu Jun 9 12:15:59 CDT 2005

On 6/9/05 5:34 AM, "Lionel Peterson" <lionel4287 at verizon.net> wrote:

> There was an add-on (strap-on?) box that allowed Windows 3.1 applications to
> run on a Macintosh a long time ago - it was in the days of the Mac Plus.
> Like the SunPCi product it was an actual Intel CPU, RAM, and BIOS in an
> add-on package that connected to the Mac and put the Windows display on the
> Mac monitor. It was an ungodly box that increased the size of the Mac Plus
> by about 50%, and provided a floppy drive (5 1/4") and maybe even an ISA
> slot. I think it was from a company named Dana, can't remember the name...

I believe you are thinking of the MacCharlie. Dayna was the company. You
"attached" it to the side of a toaster Mac. It came with a funky keyboard
extender as well.

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