Hardware

The antique computers that just won't quit

Commodore 64C

This is the definition of a machine that has seen better days.

During 25 years of what looks like rather punishing use at an auto repair shop in Gdansk, Poland, this Commodore 64C has survived a flood and even being 'shat on by birds', by the estimation of the Polish woman who discovered it.

Image: Piotr Farmas / Facebook

By Nick Heath

Nick Heath is a computer science student and was formerly a journalist at TechRepublic and ZDNet.