Tag: Macintosh

RetroMacCast Episode 462 Released

The 462nd edition of the RetroMacCast Podcast has been released.   In this episode, James and John discuss eBay finds: WWDC pins, original Apple logo banner, and Apple Pacific mug. John gets his Mac ROM-inator working, and news includes Hap’s prototype auctions, and Sosumi. To listen to the RetroMacCast episodes, check out their website at: http://retromaccast.ning.com/ […]

MacCast Episode #647 Released

Adam Christianson has released episode 647 of his MacCast podcast.  This episode includes a variety of Macintosh related topics including: iCloud on Google servers, not a surprise. More iPhone X Plus details. Two security firms claim to have iOS 11 cracks. Apple’s audio products are doing well. Apple Video adds M. Night Shyamalan series. Battery […]

Mac-A.P.P.L.E. Issues Re-Discovered

In a recent excursion into the A.P.P.L.E. storage boxes in Seattle, Brian Wiser discoverd a number of issues of our original Mac-A.P.P.L.E. magazine.  The magazine which was published from 1986 to 1988 was A.P.P.L.E.’s attempt to differentiate the Mac from the Apple II computers, carry original content specifically attuned to the Mac computers. A total […]

1984 will not be like 1984 — The Macintosh 30 Years on

Apple, Inc. celebrated the 30th anniversary of the introduction of the Macintosh this week.  January 24th, 1984, Steve jobs showed the world his new machine complete with graphical user interface. The machine initially envisioned by The like of Jef Raskin and Steve Jobs had come to a fruition and Apple introduced it in a manner […]

Jerry Mancock, Creator of Apple ][ Case and Macintosh, Talks about Life at Apple with Steve Jobs

Paula Routly recently interviewed early Apple Inc. employee Jerry Mancock.  Jerry was Apple Computer Inc. Employee 6 or 7, depending on who you ask and he gave a very detailed overview of early life at Apple,  about working on the Apple ][, Disk ][ and eventually the Macintosh, as well as working with Steve Jobs.   […]