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Apple Holiday 2016 Ad Featuring Frankenstein Debuts

Apple has released their annual holiday TV advertisement for 2016, titled “Frankie’s Holiday”. In the commercial, Frankenstein (yes, Frankenstein the monster) wanders down from a European mountain cabin into a town square with a Christmas tree, where he proceeds to sing the 1950’s classic “(There’s No Place Like) Home for the Holidays” with the assistance … Read More

This vintage Frankenstein iMac is a dual-booting time machine

It may seem hard to believe, but there was a time when Apple didn’t ship computers without a built-in monitor as an exception, but as the rule. Such was the case with the venerable Apple II, which shipped with a…

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Why I Support China’s ‘Scam’ Frankenstein iPhones

The Telegraph newspaper brought to light this week an apparently widespread practice in China in which broken old iPhones are stripped for parts, and functioning iPhones are built with those parts. The newspaper called it a “scam,” because the sellers…

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Frankenstein iPhones: A Growing Scam In China

Apple just set a record for the most iPhones sold in a quarter, but while the new iPhone 5ses and Cs are flying off shelves, a new scam is booming in China where broken old iPhones are cannibalized for parts…

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Check Out This Frankenstein! Apple’s Original MacBook Test Unit! [Image]

v1zpIuCReddit user sa1f posted this fantastic image of an original white MacBook developer kit. What you’re looking at here is less of a prototype than a hardware test unit: all of the hardware of an original MacBook glommed together for testing, but not actually put together yet. A heck of a Frankenstein’s Monster, don’t you […]

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