Dinosaur sightings: The Commodore 64


While 64K was enough RAM for most applications, there were times when you need some added capacity. That is where cartridges came into play. The ROM memory on the cartridge left room in memory for actually running the application.


Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to BreakingModern.com, aNewDomain.net, and TechRepublic.