Vintage Buffalo is a weekly feature here at TechnoBuffalo where we take a look at our old gadgets, why we bought them, and what made us replace them.  Are you like us and hanging on to some gadget relics of the past? Submit your story to [email protected] be featured in a future Vintage Buffalo!

Gadget: Apple IIc
Owner: Kelvin
Purchase Date: 3 months ago
Price: $75
Why I bought it: I collect vintage Apple computers, and without its success, Apple would have been no longer.
Best feature: Compact size (in its time) with built in carrying handle. Also, it’s ready to use out of the box, which back then was unheard of.
Still working?: Yeah
What made me replace it: Not applicable, it’s 9 years older then me
Why I’m still hanging on/why you gave it up: I love old computers, especially Apples.

Kelvin also sent us a video of his Apple IIc. Check it out below!

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