Tag Archive: Classic


Browse Dozens of Retro Classic Mac OS Screen Shots from 1984 to 1999

Do you enjoy taking trips down computing memory lane? Why not take a gander at screenshots of old Macintosh Mac OS releases from yesteryear, like Mac OS System 1, System 4, System 7, and System 9? A fun site called VersionMuseum hosts collections of screen shots from old software releases, including historical Mac OS versions. … Read More

How to Disable Google Chrome UI Theme Redesign and Return to Classic UI

If you have updated Google Chrome web browser recently you likely noticed there is a new themed visual overhaul called Material Design that comes along for the ride. The new themed Chrome appears to come as the default in Chrome version 69 or later. While some users may be pleased with the new theme look … Read More

Download 6 Classic Novels as Audiobooks Free from Apple

Want to read some classic literature? Or rather, would you like to hear some classic literature read to you? Apple has released a free set of audiobooks for classic novels, including Pride and Prejudice, The Time Machine, Frankenstein, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Secret Garden, and Winnie the Pooh. Each of the audiobooks is … Read More

Get Retro with a Classic Mac Finder Clone for Modern MacOS

Do you miss the retro old days of an ultra-simple Finder experience on the Macintosh? You know, way back in System 6 and System 7, when there was no visual complexity to the user interface of Finder, no myriad of features, it was just a simple file system browser. Yearn no more, because you can … Read More

9 Classic Mac OS Tiling Wallpapers

If you’re an extra longtime Mac user, you might remember way back in the 1990s when desktop backgrounds on classic Mac OS versions were tiled images of various textures. This was way back when the idea of setting a single image as wallpaper was a bit extreme because it was excessively resource heavy, and so … Read More

Metal versions of classic iPhone ringtones will melt your face

The iPhone’s ‘Marimba’ ringtone has become one of the most common sounds you hear everyday, and if you’ve owned an iPhone for a while, it’s downright annoying. Sure, the ringtone is somehow able to distill Apple’s light and whimsical platform into just a few notes played on an African xylophone, but after nine years, the […]

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9 classic iOS games to keep you entertained this weekend

There are hundreds, maybe even thousands, of games available in the App Store. I’ve played tons of them over the years. Some of those games eventually ended up getting deleted, or moved to the last few pages of my games folder, where they remain for long car or plane rides. However, there are a few […]

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Chicago’s Apple Store blends cutting-edge design with classic architecture

Stunning new renderings, depicting the rumored Chicago Apple Store at the gateway to the city’s North Michigan Avenue shopping district, have appeared online, obtained by the Chicago Tribune. Check them out below. The designs depict a variation on Frank Lloyd Wright’s “quintessentially Midwestern Prairie Style homes,” with spectacular views of the Chicago River. Like the […]

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Andy Warhol’s classic Macintosh ad can be yours for $600,000

Old Apple computers are no stranger to Sotheby’s, but next week a different piece of Apple history is hitting the auction block, only this high-priced collectors item was created by Andy Warhol instead of Steve Jobs. Warhol’s acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas painting of the classic Apple logo is going up for auction and […]

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Remembering Gary Allen, Apple store’s most devoted overnight camper (CoM classic)

It’s with great sadness that I heard about he passing of Gary Allen this morning. I met Gary several times over the years and called and corresponded with him many times. He ran by far the best website about Apple’s incredible chain of retail stores, a topic that proved a rich hunting ground, given the […]

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