Did you know that Steve Jobs’ partner, and the mother of Lisa Brennan-Jobs (after which the Lisa was named), worked at Apple and was even approached to work on blueprints?
Sometimes memory tricks you and perception heavily differs from reality. Case in point, Apple cofounder and technical genius Steven Gary “Woz” Wozniak, regarding Apple’ promotion of “his” Apple II computer. >> Leggi il resto “Stories of Apple on Patreon – Woz on Apple not advertising the Apple II from 1980 to 1983”
A rough transcription, followed by some notes and commentary of John Couch’s 1983 presentation of the Apple Lisa to the Boston Computer Society. >> Leggi il resto “Stories of Apple on Patreon – John Couch on Lisa’s software revolution and the perils of market research”
Renowned internation design firm frog is celebrating five decades of work, which includes a very important chunk of Apple (and NeXT) products from the 80s.
In the spring of 1984, the lobby of the building which housed the developers of the Mac began to fill up with various items and artefacts. Among them were a grand piano and a BMW motorbike… read more by becoming a supporter of Stories of Apple on Patreon! >> Leggi il resto “Stories of Apple on Patreon | Steve’s motorcycle”
Da gennaio nuove storie di Apple in inglese, in esclusiva su Patreon, in cambio di un microcontributo mensile dei lettori.
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2017 marks quite a few big anniversaries for Apple… read more by becoming a supporter of Stories of Apple on Patreon!
On the 9th of November 2011 a group of engineers and other notable people who worked with Steve Jobs talked publicly about the Apple and Pixar founder.
Things tend to get tricky when you try to go back in time…
Developed to quickly process data heavy tasks, run UNIX and… to satisfy a government contract
Apple MPW developers in the late 80s vented their frustration towards the C++ syntax in a very funny way
Apple’s first computer designed for the enterprise market, the first not engineered by Steve Wozniak. And Infinite Loop’s first major failure
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.
La risorsa complementare a Storie di Apple compie un anno sull’onda di oltre 600 [micro]contenuti da consultare e ricondividere >> Leggi il resto “Storie di Apple – Un anno di Storie di Apple su Tumblr”
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