Tag Archive: Museum

Detroit museum displaying an original Apple-1 this month only

If you’ve ever wanted to lay your eyes on an original ultra-rare Apple-1 computer — and don’t happen to have a spare six-figures of disposable income lying around — now’s your chance. That’s because Detroit’s Henry Ford Museum is showing off one of a handful of fully-operation Apple-1 mainboards as a celebration of how far computing (and […]

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Italy’s ultimate Apple museum finally finds a permanent home

The world’s biggest Apple museum — featuring around 10,000 Apple and Apple-related artefacts — is set to open its new permanent home in Savona, Italy, following 13 years of moving from location to location. The new, improved All About Apple Museum will be opened to the public on November 28, giving visitors the opportunity to check […]

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Yes, there is a vacuum cleaner museum and it does not suck

ST. JAMES, Missouri — The first in Tom Gasko’s impressive collection of vacuum cleaners arrived before he was born. It was a summer day in 1962 and his mother, Jean, was pregnant and uncomfortably hot. The Rainbow vacuum salesman in…Read more ›

Attention Tim Cook: Your instant Mac museum is just $300,000 away

One man’s astonishing collection of Apple gear is for sale on eBay right now, making an instant Mac museum just a click away for the right bidder. The auction starts at $ 100,000, with a Buy It Now price of $ 300,000…Read more ›

This museum wants you to touch the art and take lots of pictures

It figures that the city known for generating the most Instagram selfles open a museum to attract selfie shooters. Art in Island, an interactive art museum in a Filipino suburb of Manilla, has installations designed for visitors to incorporate themselves…Read more ›

Read the inspiring note Tim Cook left at a Holocaust museum

As part of his tour of the Middle East that included inaugurating Apple’s new Israeli R&D center, Tim Cook paid a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust museum today. Yad Vashem has served as the Jewish people’s living memorial to the…Read more ›

No classic painting is safe from ‘museum selfies’

We’ve all taken our fair share of selfies, those ego-stroking quick snapshots of ourselves and others engaged in the most fun moments of our lives, right? What would it be like, though, if various figures from historical times, like, say,…Read more ›

Museum pays record-breaking $905,000 for Apple-1

An ultra-rare working 1976 Apple-1 computer — thought to be one of the first 50 ever produced — has sold at auction for an incredible $ 750,000, around twice the expected asking price. The computer was part of Bonhams History of…Read more ›

This museum will have you seeing dead people

My little red-haired niece approached the casket with a single flower and placed it with the father she looks so much like. I raised my camera to my eye and made a picture. Though secure with my reasons for snapping…Read more ›

New York Museum Uses iBeacons To Create A ‘Digital Minefield’

While most of the iBeacon applications so far have involved making retail and entertainment more pleasant to consume, a new exhibition at a New York museum aims to use Apple’s beacon technology to demonstrate the horror of landmines. Taking place…Read more ›    [Read More…]