Tag Archive: 1984


John Sculley drew ‘Mac phone’ concept for Steve Jobs in 1984

Former Apple CEO and business parter of Steve Jobs, John Sculley dropped some interesting new tidbits about Apple’s history in a recent interview. He said that all the way back in 1984, Jobs was dreaming up the idea of a…Read more ›

What iPhone would have looked like back in 1984

Apple has become the most valuable company in the world thanks to the incredible success of the iPhone. Over half a billion iPhones have been sold since the original was released in 2007, but do you ever wonder what the…Read more ›

Watch a 1984 Mac spin out Guardians of the Galaxy hero

While we wait for this weekend’s highly-anticipated Marvel movie, The Guardians of the Galaxy, we thought it’d be fun to pass along this sweet speed-painting from filmmaker Matthew Pearce. It shows an illustration of Peter Quill, aka Star-Lord, created on…Read more ›

Watch Steve Jobs Introduce the Macintosh on January 24, 1984

Back in 1984, the birth of the Macintosh was not a quiet affair. Among his many talents, Steve Jobs was one of the great orators and inspiring speakers of our time. Part sage, part showman, Jobs combined the wizardry of…Read more ›    [Read More…]

A Fantastic 1984 Macintosh Built from LEGO Blocks Doubles as iPad Stand

30 years ago today, Steve Jobs unveiled the very first Macintosh, and the rest, as they say, is history. If you’re looking for a unique way to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the beloved Mac, why not grab a pile of LEGO bricks and build your very own Macintosh 128k that happens to double as … Read More

Apple’s Iconic 1984 Commercial Turns 30 Today [Video]

For any longtime Apple fans, it’s amazing to think that today marks 30 years since the January 22, 1984 airing of the Nineteen Eighty Four-inspired Macintosh commercial, directed by Ridley Scott. Not only did the commercial usher in Apple’s most…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Check Out This Incredible YouTube Archive Of Steve Wozniak Spilling Secret Apple History In 1984 [Gallery]

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If you love Woz (and who doesn’t?) we’ve got an extra special Friday treat for you.

Vince Patton emailed us, linking us to an incredible YouTube account filled with vintage videos of Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak talking to the Denver Apple Pi computer club back in 1984, in which Woz talks about being put on probation for computer abuse, hacking a video-on-demand box for free movies  [Read More…]

Check Out These Unseen Photos Of Steve Jobs From His 1984 Rolling Stones Shoot

You’ve most likely seen the image of Steve Jobs sitting in the lotus position with his Mac in his lap. It was in Rolling Stones back in 1984 and has become one of the most iconic images of Jobs.

Norman Seeff was the photographer behind that picture, and he just released a couple of unseen photos of Steve Jobs that he took for Jobs’ Rolling Stones feature.The images feature a more  [Read More…]

Check Out These Unseen Photos Of Steve Jobs From His 1984 Rolling Stones Shoot

You’ve most likely seen the image of Steve Jobs sitting in the lotus position with his Mac in his lap. It was in Rolling Stones back in 1984 and has become one of the most iconic images of Jobs.

Norman Seeff was the photographer behind that picture, and he just released a couple of unseen photos of Steve Jobs that he took for Jobs’ Rolling Stones feature.The images feature a more  [Read More…]

Apple Frees The World From IBM PCs In This Ghostbusters Parody From 1984 [Video]

While there are countless little-known videos on YouTube that are well worth a watch for any Apple fan, this Ghostbusters parody has to be one of the best. The clip was filmed for an International Sales Meeting held in 1984 and it sees a team called the Blue Busters free the world from IBM PCs and replace them with the Macintosh. Of course, IBM a company often referred to as the Big Blue was Apples biggest rival at  [Read More…]