QuantumLink progress update
spectre at floodgap.com
Fri Aug 19 18:49:18 CDT 2005
> > > Didn't Radio Shack resell the QLink service for the IBM PC in the
> > > early 90's? ISTR, that was one of the services I was on back then
> > > (Prodigy, GEnie, Compuserve, and I think QLink).
> > Had to have been AOL, sorry. QLink only ever was a Commodore service.
> > There was a GEOS-based AOL client for DOS, and I think that did appear
> > in some Radio Shack stores. I don't know if it was an official promo
> > deal, though.
> Radio Shack pushed their own GUI, called Deskmate, not Geos. The first
> (and only) version of Quicken I've ever owned was a Tandy Deskmate
> version. Came with a runtime version of Deskmate, the way Windows apps
> did before Windows 3.0.
No, but I do remember using the GEOS-based AOL in Rat Shock stores before;
it was definitely there. This was probably post-DeskMate, though.
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