Tag Archive: Vintage

Vintage Apple radio spots give customers the hard sell

No-one does ads with more consistent high quality than Apple. That’s why it’s kind of fun to go back to a time when getting the word out about new products was less about pushing out a sleek new video on YouTube and more about radio spots designed to give potential customers the hard sell. Stephen […]

While Eddy Cue was busying winning this year’s worst dressed award for WWDC 2015, hip-hop icon Drake surprised us all by hitting the stage with a vintage Apple jacket that oozed fashion from every stitching. The hip-hop icon said he… Read more ›

Disneyland is about to celebrate its 60th anniversary on July 17th, but before Walt’s playground become one of the world’s most popular tourist attractions, it was just an ugly patch of dirt outside L.A. If you’ve ever visited Disneyland, it’s… Read more ›

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 ›

First released in 1990 for the Macintosh Platform, Photoshop 1.0 turned 25 years old last month. To mark the occasion, CreativeLive asked eight Photoshop professionals to try to do their jobs — on camera, of course — on the original… Read more ›

Mac Setup: a Vintage Inspired Workstation

We’re sharing the fun vintage inspired Mac setup of Ryan N., who has everything from Macs of days gone by to other assorted components of yesteryear like a rotary phone and a rusty old Route 66 sign. Let’s jump in to learn a bit more about this great workstation: What hardware makes up your Mac … Read More

It may seem hard to believe, but there was a time when Apple didn’t ship computers without a built-in monitor as an exception, but as the rule. Such was the case with the venerable Apple II, which shipped with a… Read more ›

Every vintage picture tells a story, don’t it?

Rachel LeCour Niesen’s passion for vintage photos started when she walked down her grandmother’s wood-paneled hallway to look at a bedroom wall that held a carefully edited family history. There she saw a photo of her father standing proud in… Read more ›

What do you get when you combine several hundred serious geeks, two large rooms, five decades worth of vintage computers, and a weekend in New Jersey? Why the Vintage Computer Festival East, of course! The ninth running of the VCF… Read more ›