Tag Archives: Macintosh

Behind the scenes video of Apple’s ’1.24.12′ ad released

Earlier today, we reported on a new Apple ad, titled ’1.24.14′ which was a celebration of 30 years of Macintosh computers, and the most impressive part about the ad was the fact that it was shot completely on the iPhone. While the end of the video notes that other equipment was used, it was referring likely to the professional lighting and other equipment…

Apple celebrates 30 years of Mac with special web page

Although it’d been in existence since the late 70s, the product that got Apple most noticed was the Macintosh. Its marketing strategy was incredible. “That” 1984-inspired Superbowl ad is one of the most talked about advertisements today. But it was the way Apple integrated the hardware and software, introducing the mouse to the regular consumer and a…

Working Macintosh built using Raspberry Pi, only 1/3 the size of original

  If you are an Apple fan – especially a classic Apple fan – then you will immediately know what the above picture is of. However, it is more than meets the eye, see that Macintosh in the background? That’s full size, the one in front is one built by RetroMacCast co-host John Leake. Using a Raspberry Pi, some PVC and other off the shelves parts he…

OS X Mavericks Developer Preview 3 released to developers

Today has been a very busy day for Apple and Apple developers. Earlier today, the Cupertino tech giant pushed out its Beta 3 for iOS 7 to developers for use on iDevices. Tonight, the company has rolled out its latest version of Mac software to developers. The Developer Preview 3 of OS X Mavericks has officially been released for all developers with a…

Still functional Apple I computer sells for $671k

Imagining a tech world without Apple is almost impossible in this day and age. You can’t think of phones without the iPhone, tablets without the iPad or MP3 players without the iPod. But, rewind back 36 years and such markets were only in the imaginations of forward thinking dreamers. Two of those dreamers, both named Steve, just happened to be shaping…

Former Apple marketer Guy Kawasaki makes move to Motorola

Some of you bigger Apple fans may have heard of Guy Kawasaki. He is one of the minds behind the marketing of the Macintosh computer in 1984. Well, for those of you who are big supporters of loyalty, you may not be happy to hear that Kawasaki has accepted a job with Motorola, which is now owned by Google. Kawasaki will apparently be an advisor for the…