Tag Archive: Rare


Rare Apple III Plus still works (thanks to good karma)

As far as computers go, the Apple III was a rather rotten Apple. The first 14,000 were recalled with hardware problems galore and even with bugs eventually worked out, Apple never could erase the computer’s “lemon†label. But if you’re willing to give the Apple III a second chance, there is a working one for […]

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Rare Apple III Plus still works (thanks to good karma)

As far as computers go, the Apple III was a rather rotten Apple. The first 14,000 were recalled with hardware problems galore and even with bugs eventually worked out, Apple never could erase the computer’s “lemon†label. But if you’re willing to give the Apple III a second chance, there is a working one for […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Supergirl is latest rare super heroine to snag TV series

CBS just landed Supergirl, the network’s first series pick up for the upcoming season. This is, of course, rather historic, since the last decent female-led superhero show was 1975’s Wonder Woman, starring Lynda Carter. It’s even got a chance of… Read more ›

Buy it now? Rare original Apple-1 shows up on eBay

If you think an Apple Watch Edition is rare, you should try getting your hands on an Apple-1, of which only 63 are known to still exist. Thankfully you now can, provided you can cough up the necessary cash, that… Read more ›

Rare tour tries to prove Foxconn isn’t the hellhole we thought it was

Having been the subject of Pulitzer Prize-winning reports and BBC documentaries, the questionable standards of conditions at Apple supplier Foxconn’s factories has made the company notorious, while its work building iPhones has made it rich. But a new tour of… Read more ›

Rare Superman comic fetches record $3.2 million

Earlier this week, a copy of the holy grail of comic book collecting, Action Comics No. 1 from 1938, sold on eBay for a record shattering sum of $ 3.2 million. This pristine copy of Superman’s first appearance in comic books… Read more ›

A rare peek inside Apple University, or how to think like Steve Jobs

How will the culture Steve Jobs cultivated at Apple continue to live on after his death? That was the main question being asked when Jobs lost the battle to cancer in 2011. Part of the answer is a program Jobs… Read more ›

‘Rare’ original iPhone lands on eBay for $15K

Looking for a little extra summer cash? It might be time to dust off your old iPhone. Some enterprising eBay seller is hawking their “rare” mint condition, 1st generation iPhone with only 4GB of storage, and all their asking for is… Read more ›

In rare chat, Bono and Jony Ive will reveal how design can change the world

The 61st Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is honoring U2′s Bono with the first Cannes LionHeart Award for his achievements in the war on AIDS through (RED), a charity he created that has partnered with Apple for years. Jony Ive… Read more ›

Rare portrait-mode Mac prototype up for auction

From a rare Apple Lisa computer to the original rainbow-colored signs from the Cupertino offices there have been some great Apple items up for auction as of late. Now you can add “rare Mac prototype” to that list. A prototype model made… Read more ›