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Mike Maginnis left a comment for John
"Thanks John for the comment on the Apple II prototype pictures (and the mention on RMC 386).  The machine belongs to Tony Diaz.  He had it at KansasFest 2013 - I'd forgotten about the pictures I took until recently when I was going…"
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"Nice find on the prototype! Is there a story behind finding it? "
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John commented on Derek's blog post Things you can do with a G5
"Also for her sake, let's hope it's not one of the liquid cooled models."
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John commented on Derek's blog post Things you can do with a G5
"I came here to mention TenFourFox :)  Also you forgot one, take the side door off and just stare at the beauty of it :P "
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"I remember using XPostFacto to run OS X on unsupported systems. not sure if that would help."
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"Cool!!! He's out of stock right now but I emailed him to let me know when they are available so I can mention it on the show. Can't wait to get one myself for my trusty SE/30 :) "
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Call-A.P.P.L.E. FTW!

You may have listened to the interview with Rebecca Heineman & Jennell Jaquays that Brian Wiser and I did but if you haven't read it yet go check out the article (and all the other great articles) over at Call-A.P.P.L.E.. I can't imagine how long it must have taken to transcribe it. Brian has also out did himself finding great graphics to go with the…


Posted on August 6, 2015 at 8:56pm

Insulated Nerdvana

This is the downstairs where the arcade games will be. I'm trying to decide whether to call it Arcadia or Arc80s.

Here is the upstairs, the future home of my MacAttic…


Posted on November 16, 2014 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Honey I Shrunk the Computer

My 1/3 scale mac is done! 

The Outside

I made the case using white …


Posted on August 20, 2013 at 8:30pm — 38 Comments

Apple Pi

I recently purchased a Raspberry Pi with the idea of making a 1/2 scale model of a Mac Plus. This is one those "Because I can" projects with no practical use (my favorite kind!). The Raspberry pi is a tiny little computer approximately 4" x 2.5" x .5" in size. As tiny as it is it can run lot of very cool apps including some old school emulators, as Derek has shown,…


Posted on June 30, 2013 at 5:15pm — 4 Comments

Our Quest is at an end.

Yes folks, it's finally finished. The Banana Jr. lives! I have to say that I'm pretty happy with the final results.…


Posted on October 23, 2010 at 9:44am — 15 Comments

Comment Wall (85 comments)

At 9:42pm on December 5, 2007, James said…
I hope we can get something going for our listeners here. It's really a great set of tools!
At 7:17am on December 8, 2007, John said…
Woot! I left a comment.
At 5:37pm on December 12, 2007, James said…
We have evidence that John was here! Now let's see if we can get more than just a "woot".
At 7:35pm on December 12, 2007, Braden said…
No friends!? I'll be your friend.

Dig the site, brother
At 4:49pm on December 16, 2007, Wholly Mindless said…
Yo Slacker! At least James should be your friend... Unless of course James is still mad at you for getting him mixed up in this "Podcast" thing.
At 6:06pm on December 17, 2007, HeathBar W. said…
Thanks! If you want the story behind it, I posted a comment on James's page.
At 8:32pm on December 17, 2007, Wholly Mindless said…
Say it, "Mac Slacker" fast enough and it almost sounds rude!
At 8:56pm on December 17, 2007, Wholly Mindless said…
Sounds like something you'd say about your bartender when you've had too much.
At 1:52pm on December 18, 2007, Ken said…
I was unaware that Magritte was a big fan of the Mac platform.
At 6:12pm on December 23, 2007, Ken said…
Merry UltraWisconsin Christmas to you.

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