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The Northern Spy — Forecasting a Year in Technology and …

The Northern Spy

January 2021 The Technology Industry did well in the otherwise annus horribilis of 2020. Remote teaching, learning, business and personal teleconferencing, combined with the need to outfit and/or upgrade home offices meant that sales of computing equipment finished well after a short-lived COVID-induced slowdown. Preliminary indications to the third quarter show that Lenovo, GP, and […]

Eaten By A Grue # 39

This episode marks the end of the quest to play every single Infocom game by the EBAG hosts Kay Savetz and Carrington Vanston. In this 39th Episode of the EBAG podcast, Kay and Carrington take a bit of a victory lap after completing every single one of the Infocom text-only adventures. As they say, “Turn […]

RetroMacCast Episode 538 Released

James Savage and John Leake have released the 536th episode of their RetroMacCast. In this episode, James and John discuss their latest eBay finds including: An Apple dealer sign The black ADB Mouse II, A sealed copy of the Macintosh manual. Michael Mulhern the Joins the RetroMacCast Crew to take a look back at August 1990 in Macworld […]

RetroMacCast Episode 536 Released

James Savage and John Leake have released the 536th episode of their RetroMacCast. In this episode, James and John discuss their latest eBay finds including Apple stockings, clear case Fat Mac, and Power Mac G4 Cube. John puts an SSD in his Lime iMac, and news includes using an old iBookand Mac OS 8 Javascript app. Also in this episode are […]

RetroMacCast Episode 532 Released

RetroMacCast Episode 532 has been released by James and John. In this episode, they are joined in their discussions by Steve from Mac84. Topics in this episode include: eBay finds: Apple playing cards, SE/30, and G3 All-In-One.  news includes Intel future predictions and early ARM Mini benchmarks. To listen to the latest edition of the […]

MacCast Episode # 744 Released

The MacCast, A podcast that covers all things Macintosh, has released their 744th episode. The current Adam Christianson produced episode of the MacCast covers: Apple’s 2Q 2020 Earnings. Lots of new names coming to Apple TV+. The updated 13-inch MacBook Pro. Apple addresses AirPods Pro issues. New iPad in 2020. Don’t Panic, you have an […]

RetroMacCast Episode # 524 Released

The RetroMacCast Episode number 524 is now available. In this episode of the RetroMacCast, James and John discuss eBay finds: G3 beige tower, IIfx, and develop’s original Mac. They discuss the history of iTunes, and news includes the Worldwide Newton Conference, Apple race car, and how the Mac has thrived since 1984. To see all […]

A Review of MacWorld Expo 2011

This month, Adam Christianson, the curator of the MacCast, takes us back in time to the very last MacWorld attended where the keynote speech was given by Steve Jobs. MacWorld Expo 2011 was held at the Muscone Center West in San Francisco from the 27th to the 29th of January, 2011 and featured mostly iPad […]

RetroMacCast Episode 523 Released

The 523rd episode of the RetroMacCast has been released. In this latest episode, James and John discuss their eBay finds: PowerBook 1400 cover inserts, Apple settop box and NIB SE/30. They chat with Rocky Bergen about his extraordinary papercraft retro computers, and news includes Dana Sibera and Macs powered by Apple. To listen to the […]

RetroMacCast Episode 522 — Excessive Fast Food Taxes

The RetroMacCast episode number 522 has been released. In this episode, James and John discuss eBay finds: Quadra 800, MacEffects Clear Mac SE, and Corvette mouse cover. They play some classic Lode Runner, and news includes iPhone SE, Apple Music, HyperCard P.T. and Apple II. To see all of the show notes and join the RetroMacCast website where you will find the episodes as […]