Tag Archive: Retro


From James Bond’s laser Rolex to Maxwell Smart’s shoe phone, spies have always been suckers for wearable tech. To salute secret agents’ fondness for the latest gadgets, the makers of Spy_Watch crafted their new game for the latest cutting-edge device… Read more ›

Forget Apple Watch, we want this retro Apple II Watch

  We’re eagerly counting down the last few hours until we can preorder the Apple Watch, but I think I may have found a new love for my wrist: The Apple II Watch. The brilliant folks over at Instructables unveiled… Read more ›

Whether it’s fuzzy Polaroid-style filters on Instagram, or iPhone speakers disguised to look like cassette players, there’s a fascinating retro streak that runs through high tech: something that should, by rights, be as modern as it gets. With that in… Read more ›

Retro gaming has made a healthy comeback, so what better way to relive the games of yesteryear than through a massive archive of over 2400 retro free-to-play DOS games, and that play in your very own web browser? That’s right, you don’t need an emulator app or to download anything, your web browser will emulate … Read More

The retro backstory behind Apple’s holiday TV ad

Apple just posted a video on its YouTube channel to explain how they made the most recent TV ad for the holidays, “The Song.” In the ad, a young woman uses GarageBand to sing a duet with her grandmother’s recording… Read more ›

My Cult of Mac colleague Killian is obsessed with the actor Tom Hanks to an almost worrying degree. I’ve never been to his home before (Killian’s, not Hanks’ — although I’ve not been there either), but I like to imagine… Read more ›

  If you are the proud owner of a new iPhone 6 or 6+, you are going to want to protect it so it will work like new for years to come. But most cases that really protect your iPhone cost… Read more ›

Tom Hanks has already scored two Oscars during his illustrious acting career, but now the acclaimed actor is turning his attention to developing apps, because if Kim Kardashian can, why can’t the dude who played Hollywood’s most lovable moron do… Read more ›

Relive Ancient Retro Mac & PC Boot Sequences on the Web

Miss the good old days of rebooting your Apple IIgs, Macintosh SE/30, or Performa 720? Maybe you’re a glutton for punishment and you’d like to remember with fondness what it was like to boot into DOS, Windows 1.0, or Windows 3.11? Or maybe an Amiga? Or a NeXT computer? The Restart Page has all that … Read More

Retro RPG Tiny Dice Dungeon will steal your afternoon

Roll the dice, as many times as you like, and add the results together to create a huge attack number. Use that number (and a ridiculously large sword) to bash in the heads of random dungeon monsters. Roll a one,… Read more ›