Tag Archive: Original


Intel Chose To Not Power The Original iPhone

Nope.

For years there have been rumors saying that Intel will make mobile processors for the iPhone, and we’ve explained why that won’t happen multiple times. It’s just too late for Intel in a world that is dominated by ARM.

The CEO of Intel stepped down today, and he has revealed a juicy factoid: Apple approached Intel to provide processors for the original iPhone some six years ago, and Intel  [Read More…]

Creator Of Original Macintosh System Icons Makes A New Sticker Pack For Path App

Makes me hungry just looking at them.

Makes me hungry just looking at them.

Personal social networking app, Path, just released a new icon set into its sticker shop today, called “Iconic Bites.” While the stickers are adorable little bite-sized, pixel-chic representations of food and such, what really makes them cool is that they were created by none other than Susan Kare, the designer of the original Macintosh system icons.

The Path blog  [Read More…]

Go Back In Time And Watch O.G. Computer Nerds Talk About The Original Macintosh In 1985

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Here’s a fantastic blast from the past. Back in the early 80s, there was a show called Computer Chronicles that was sort of a televised proto-podcast about the world of personal computing. In this episode from back in 1985, the Computer Chronicles put the vintage Apple Macintosh — released just a year before — through its paces, including a talk with Larry Tesler, a legendary engineer who was part of the  [Read More…]

The Original Angry Birds Is Finally Free For The First Time Ever

Those Angry Birds are still flying high.

It seems like Angry Birds has been out forever. It’s probably one of the first iOS games that you decided to bust out your credit card for, and it was totally worth it, right? Well if you only had the patience to wait three years, then you could have scooped up Angry Birds for free.

For the first time ever, Rovio is giving away the most  [Read More…]

The Original Angry Birds Gets 15 New Levels, Goes Free For The First Time Ever

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Rovio’s original Angry Birds game for iOS has today been updated with 15 new Bad Piggies levels, and is now available for free for the first time ever on both iPhone and iPad. The incredibly popular title was first introduced to the iPhone back in December 2009, and it’s been priced at $ 0.99 ever since.

But if you’re not one of the many millions who have already downloaded it, now is the perfect time to  [Read More…]

How Far We’ve Come: The Original iPhone Jailbreak Took 74 Steps [Jailbreak]

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Jailbreaking has come a long way since the dark ages of the original iPhone. Now it’s a simple matter of plugging your iOS device into your computer for five minutes and following a few easy steps. But it used to be way more complex.

Let’s rewind to 2007, back when only a handful of hackers were tweaking and unlocking their iPhones and iPod touches. It took 74  [Read More…]

Gorgeous Photos Of Even Gorgeous-er Lego Model Of Original Mac

This is pretty much the best thing ever: a tiny Lego model of the original Mac, as put together by Flickr-er Chris McVeigh.

NOTE: Due to the incredible response, I’ll be posting a building guide for this model within the next two weeks. Additionally, I hope to offer a limited number of kits for those of you without easy access to the necessary bricks. Keep an eye on my Facebook page and Twitter feed  [Read More…]

Valve Quietly Releases Original Half-Life On Steam For Mac

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Wow, talk about a stealth release. First released in 1998, Half-Life has never been available on OS X through Steam for Mac, even though every other Valve game — including Half-Life 2 and its episodic sequels — have. Sometime in the last few hours, though, Valve quietly released Half-Life for Mac on Steam… and still hasn’t apparently officially announced it.

Half-Life is one of the  [Read More…]

Check Out This Awesome LEGO Rendition of the Original Macintosh

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This LEGO build of the original Macintosh 128k is a thing of retro beauty, all that’s missing are some wild eeps to go along with it. Check out the full size version, but the LEGO rendition image resolution maxes out at 1024 x 683, so if you were hoping to use it as a wallpaper it won’t work that great for most displays. If you’re dedicated to using it  [Read More…]

Atari Releases First Official Pong Game For iOS, 40 Years After The Original

It’s Pong like you’ve never seen it before.

It’s been 40 years since Atari released the first Pong game, and to celebrate the milestone, the company just released the first official Pong game for iOS. Called Pong World, the title delivers a new way to play the classic arcade game, in addition to a colorful new look and a whole host of new features.

Pong World is a new generation of Pong. As opposed to being just a paddle and a  [Read More…]