Tag Archive: Macintosh


Apple veteran Bill Atkinson talks about the early days of Macintosh

I’m a sucker for hearing ex-Apple employees talk about the company’s early days. In particular, it’s fascinating to find out more about the development of innovations like MacPaint and the Mac graphical interface, as well as speculate over who was really responsible for the Macintosh’s creation. On this week’s episode of the Triangulation podcast, tech broadcaster Leo Laporte interviews […]

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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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Got wood? You will after checking out this Macintosh replica

Love Hultén has created a beautiful replica of the original 128k Macintosh made almost entirely out of American walnut. Known for his craftsmanship in building replicas and concepts of gaming consoles among other gadgets, Hultén has taken that love and applied it to one of Apple’s most beloved products to date. He calls it the Golden Apple. What’s […]

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How to surf the internet on a vintage Macintosh Plus

When the Macintosh Plus was released 27 years ago, it was the most powerful Mac on the market. It even contained a SCSI port, which opened the door to the Macintosh getting a modem. Eventually, there were even internet browsers… Read more ›

Macintosh gets a facelift after 31 years in this fun concept

The Macintosh will celebrate its 31st anniversary in 11 more days, and while Apple’s design team has moved on from the tiny all-in-one form factor of the first Macintosh, our friends at Curved decided to bring a facelift to Steve… Read more ›

Macintosh gets a facelift after 31 years in this fun concept

The Macintosh will celebrate its 31st anniversary in 11 more days, and while Apple’s design team has moved on from the tiny all-in-one form factor of the first Macintosh, our friends at Curved decided to bring a facelift to Steve… Read more ›

Remembering Macworld, a young Steve Jobs and the birth of the Macintosh

The closing of Macworld is the end of an era. Thirty years ago, the publication was the midwife to the launch of the Macintosh. Cult of Mac has a series of exclusive recollections by the magazine’s founder Dave Bunnell, which… Read more ›

Woz: Nobody on the Macintosh team wanted work under Jobs ever again

Steve Jobs has an enormous reputation for eeking out every last drip of performance from his talented employees, but even in the early days of Apple, that maniacal drive for success came with the huge trade-off of driving away his… Read more ›

Woz: Nobody on the Macintosh team wanted work under Jobs ever again

Steve Jobs has an enormous reputation for eeking out every last drip of performance from his talented employees, but even in the early days of Apple, that maniacal drive for success came with the huge trade-off of driving away his… Read more ›

Meet the Unitron Mac 512 – the World’s First Macintosh Clone

The first Macintosh clone in the world was not one of the Apple sanctioned systems released in 1995, such as those from companies like PowerComputing, Radius, Umax or Daystar Digital. Nor was it the Outbound laptop in 1989, a hybrid… Read more ›