After five years Cameron Kaiser and his acclaimed port of the industry-leading Firefox web browser are “still out there keeping your Power Mac relevant in an Intel world”.
On the importance of the Lisa/Mac XL during the early years of the Macintosh’s life.
(Yes, there’s actually nothing in the image / No, non c’è nulla di intellegibile nell’immagine)
40 years ago, on July 29th, 1975, Steve Wozniak booted up for the first time the computer he designed and built on his own.
The secret history of the project to build a modular and easily expandible computer system capable of running Apple II, Mac, UNIX and DOS software
An incredibly useful tool for historians, collectors, hobbbyists, resellers, service providers, IT support professionals and just plain users
A book about finding and fostering creativity and innovation written by Nolan Bushnell, “the first and only boss Steve Jobs ever had”
The story of the abandoned mascot of the Macintosh, drawn by belgian artist Folon
How Susan Kare created Chicago and other historic Apple digital typefaces
Did you know that… in issue 18 of Marvel‘s comicbook Secret Avengers the writer, Warren Ellis, makes a bit of fun of mobile computing and Apple software?
How the second generation of PowerPC CPUs first stumbled and then successfully jumped aboard Macintosh laptops, satellites and many other devices.
A list of Apple products appearing in the “Death Note” manga, chapter by chapter, with technical notes and pictures.
Despite an official sendoff, the “old” OS has refused to rest “in the great bit bucket in the sky” where Apple and its iCEO so hastily tried to put it.
The iMac G5, launched ten years ago, was not only a masterpiece of technological miniaturization but also a statement in design simplicity, the latest step in a path started in 1984.
A video from the EG Conference starring the artist who, in the early 80s, conceived and drew much of the initial iconography for the “computer for the rest of us”.
From 1988 a computer-animated funny short created by Apple (and Pixar people) to show off the graphics prowess of their Macintosh II line of computers.
Another tongue-in-cheek translation from PR-talk, by yours truly. >> Leggi il resto “What does “We’re retiring your current LinkedIn iPad app” really mean”
Conceived by writer and producer Vivek J. Tiwary and beautifully illustrated by artists Andrew Robinson and Kyle Baker, The Fifth Beatle is a graphic novel published by M Press Books, a division of Dark Horse Comics. It tells the story of Brian Epstein, the brilliant manager who discovered and guided the Beatles to international stardom, and prematurely died – lonely – at the young age of 32. >> Leggi il resto “Brian Epstein, “The Fifth Beatle” – An interview with Vivek J. Tiwary”
In June 2004 Grady Booch interviewed Bill Atkinson and Andy Hertzfeld for the Computer History Museum. His last question for the creators of the Macintosh was about how we will use computers in the future. >> Leggi il resto “Stories of Apple – The future of personal computing according to Bill Atkinson and Andy Hertzfeld”