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Big score of old Macs and Apple IIs for sale in Silicone Valley area

This isn't my sale, I just wanted to share. I hope this wasn't someone from the community that passed away (anyone know?). Seller says:"Good Morning Folks!I am based in Union City, California, not…Continue

Started Apr 22

Time to selling your rainbow Apple gear before...

Apple starts producing them again and kills their value ;)https://theblast.com/apple-retro-rainbow-logo/Continue

Started Feb 24

Polishing some classic iPods and white laptops
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I take my iPoding seriously lol. I got a new drill attached buffing wheel kit yesterday, and went to town. I wouldn't say they look like new, but maybe like within the first week to month of being…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Jul 30, 2017.

Clamshell iBook with a G4 upgrade??
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Think this is real?…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jake Heed Mar 28, 2017.

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"That's awesome. I use my Xserve G4 as a table for my IIGS lol."
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Rick replied to James's discussion Episode 468: 20 Years of iMac
"Thanks guys, I’m very happy with the CPU board! Great idea John, I didn’t even think to make a simple poster version. When I get a chance, I’ll look into making a poster version of this with photos of the CPU on the timeline, and…"
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"I'd leave the following on repeat while modifying a Color Classic https://youtu.be/zq7Eki5EZ8o"
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Big score of old Macs and Apple IIs for sale in Silicone Valley area

This isn't my sale, I just wanted to share. I hope this wasn't someone from the community that passed away (anyone know?). Seller says:"Good Morning Folks!I am based in Union City, California, not far from Palo Alto - birthplace of Apple. I own recycle1234.com. Last week a local Apple collector passed away. His estate had a hauler remove his entire Apple collection. The hauler brought everything to our warehouse and we bought it. We feel it is ALL Vintage value. Here are some pictures. Will…See More
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Rick replied to James's discussion Episode 460: Get your Dramamine
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"That looks great. Is this the highest res version? I want to print one too."
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Rick replied to James's discussion Episode 460: Get your Dramamine
"The iPad ad is a little stupid, and the reactions are funny, but in all fairness, my 2 year knows what an iPad is and how to use it, she doesn't know what a "computer" means. So there is a little something there, even if Apple is…"
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Rick replied to Bill Davis's discussion Troubleshooting Apple IIgs monitor in the group Pre-Mac Goodness
"Mine kind of does that too, I have to disconnect and reconnect it sometimes to get it to look right. I would check out the Apple II group on Facebook, I'm sure you'll have a resolution within an…"
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For those of us whose tastes trend towards the foundation of Mac - the Apple, Apple ][, Apple ][+, Apple ///, Apple //e, //c, //gs, Lisa and other older machines that influenced the sublime.
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Tony Fadell Interview - Computer History Museum

"Nice! Thanks for sharing. I was planting to watch this, but forgot about it."
Oct 16, 2017

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When did you get your first Mac?
Late 90s, PowerMac 7600
How many Macs do you own?
About 30 I think
What is your website?
http://RickKarrer.com
What's your favorite Mac of all time?
MacPro, iMac G4, PowerBook G3 Pismo, MBP Unibody 17", iBook Clamshells (how could I claim just 1??)...Oh, and the Powerbook Duo. If Apple made a Macbook Pro that slid into a tower, connecting to it via Thunderbolt, I'd take out a lone and buy it! lol
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Hartmut Esslinger's early Apple Computer and tablet designs

Anyone see this yet? New images of old prototypes from the 80s! I'd have to say, I'd love to own a Baby Mac and the "Macbook" if they had actually put them into production.



http://www.designboom.com/technology/hartmut-esslingers-early-apple-computer-and-tablet-designs/…

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Posted on December 28, 2012 at 4:22pm

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At 5:05pm on July 15, 2014, DAVID STAHL said…

You have some nice Macs as well

At 8:14pm on July 20, 2014, Rick said…
Thanks!

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