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Mar 27, 2016
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Mar 22, 2016
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Cinnamon II - An Apple II Compatible Watch

Cinnamon II is a Kickstarter smartwatch project that ends on Thursday August 13.  Here are some details:The Cinnamon II is quite possibly the ultimate in retro geek fashion. A complete 1980's era microcomputer for your wrist! It features a virtualized 6502 clocked at a blistering 1 Megahertz and a whopping 32K of memory! It is software compatible with the original Apple® ][ and includes a custom hardware accelerated BASIC interpreter. Code programs right there on your wrist! Maybe you're trying…See More
Jun 30, 2015
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Seinfeld Apartment Fixed

After some pushback from the Mac community and media, Hulu has fixed the apartment. They replaced the old PC with a Macintosh Performa 200. Follow the link for more details.http://mashable.com/2015/06/23/jerry-seinfeld-used-a-mac/See More
Jun 25, 2015
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Jun 23, 2015
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Macstock Expo

Mike Potter from the FMEO Podcast is hosting Macstock Expo in Woodstock Illinois. The event is on Saturday June 20 at the Luecht Conference Center. This is a good opportunity for those in the Chicago area to meet some of the members of the Mac Community. Follow the link for more information on the event.http://macstockconferenceandexpo.comSee More
Jun 19, 2015
Rick commented on Luis's blog post Retro Computer Still Hard At Work
"Very cool. Thanks for sharing!"
Jun 16, 2015
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Retro Computer Still Hard At Work

This is not Retro Mac but still interesting.  Attached is a link for an article showing a vintage 1980's Amiga still running the HVAC system at the Grand Rapids school system.  In the article you will find a video showing the set-up and an interview with the administrator.http://woodtv.com/2015/06/11/1980s-computer-controls-grps-heat-and-ac/See More
Jun 15, 2015
Luis commented on Lim Thye Chean's photo
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"Looks great!"
Jun 12, 2015
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PowerBook 170 on ebay

For those of you with deep pockets I have attached a link for a working MultiColor Apple JLPGA PowerBook 170.  The rare PowerBook appears to be in excellent shape.  The auction ends in 5 days and starts at $10,000.00.  Happy bidding!…See More
Jun 12, 2015
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Retro Apple jacket

Since Drake took the stage at WWDC the price of vintage Apple jackets has skyrocketed. One identical to the one Drake was wearing has a starting bid of $3999 and a buy it now of $9999. Attached is the link for your consideration.http://m.ebay.com/itm/151708217819?_mwBanner=1Source: http://www.512pixels.net/blog/2015/6/on-old-apple-jacketsSee More
Jun 9, 2015
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Digital Vintage

The New York Times interview with Lonnie Mimms. The video shows his massive collection as well as the Apple Pop-Up Museum. Check it out at the technology section of The New York Times.http://www.nytimes.com/video/technology/100000003725541/digital-vintage.htmlSee More
Jun 8, 2015
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Jun 3, 2015
Luis replied to Niles Mitchell's discussion Apple Watch connects to Mac 512Ke
"Apple World Today posted an article about your setup.  Your server might have crashed because of it as well. http://www.appleworld.today/blog/2015/5/28/sharing-files-between-a-mac-512ke-and-an-apple-watch"
May 29, 2015
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American Genius

American Genius is a new documentary series that will be airing June 1st on the National Geographic Channel. The show kicks off with the famous Steve Jobs and Bill Gates rivalry. Follow the link for more details.http://www.cultofmac.com/324100/new-documentary-explores-steve-jobs-bitter-rivalry-with-bill-gates/See More
May 28, 2015
Luis replied to Niles Mitchell's discussion Apple Watch connects to Mac 512Ke
"That's amazing man! Thanks for sharing."
May 28, 2015

Profile Information

When did you get your first Mac?
1990 a Macintosh SE Superdrive
How many Macs do you own?
8
What is your website?
http://pb540c.freeshell.org/
What's your favorite Mac of all time?
PowerBook 540c
How did you hear about RetroMacCast?
Low End Mac website

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QuickTake 200 and Instagram

Shooting for Instagram with the Apple QuickTake 200 from 1996 - PetaPixel
https://apple.news/A4XMvsyYEMJmY6JJ6ZqwOeA

Posted on March 22, 2016 at 12:34pm

Woz wax sculpture unveiled

Woz in wax: Madame Tussauds unveils Steve Wozniak statue - Cult of Mac
https://apple.news/Av5No8UktOu2-ldKJEb6EvA

Posted on March 22, 2016 at 1:27am

Cinnamon II - An Apple II Compatible Watch

Cinnamon II is a Kickstarter smartwatch project that ends on Thursday August 13.  Here are some details:

The Cinnamon II is quite possibly the ultimate in retro geek fashion. A complete 1980's era microcomputer for your wrist! It features a virtualized 6502 clocked at a blistering 1 Megahertz and a whopping 32K of memory! 

It is software compatible with the original Apple® ][ and includes a custom hardware accelerated BASIC interpreter. Code programs right there on your wrist!…

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Posted on June 30, 2015 at 8:22am

Seinfeld Apartment Fixed

After some pushback from the Mac community and media, Hulu has fixed the apartment. They replaced the old PC with a Macintosh Performa 200. Follow the link for more details.

http://mashable.com/2015/06/23/jerry-seinfeld-used-a-mac/

Posted on June 25, 2015 at 6:40pm

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