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Petition for Dropbox to continue support for 10.4 and 10.5

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SE/30 PDS cards
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These 2 popped up on ebay from a seller in Japan. The starting bids are pretty reasonable considering what they are. I'd jump on one if I didn't have a kid on the way!DAYSTAR Genuine SE/30 PDS…Continue

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How to update Bash for 10.4+ Intel and PPC.

Thanks goes to the TenFourFox developer:…Continue

Started Oct 1, 2014

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Rick replied to Ben Wallin's discussion SE/30 and Mac Classic issues
"Hey there, awesome SE/30. Mine has 32MB, but I'd love to get that over 100. Did you find it makes a real difference? I think the answer to both of your problems is getting the boards re-capped. The zebra stripes are a known issue with the…"
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SE/30 PDS cards

These 2 popped up on ebay from a seller in Japan. The starting bids are pretty reasonable considering what they are. I'd jump on one if I didn't have a kid on the way!DAYSTAR Genuine SE/30 PDS adapter for PowerCache and Turbo040 accelerator US $129.00…See More
Jan 4
Rick replied to James's discussion PowerBooks
"Here's the latest Flash for PPC:http://lowendmac.com/2013/flash-11-hack-for-powerpc-updated-to-11-7/If you want to watch YouTube videos on that computer, you're probably better off using…"
Nov 23, 2014
Rick left a comment for Brian Bijeau
"Hey Brian, I bought some old computers from you a few years ago. Great to see you on here!"
Nov 1, 2014
Rick replied to James's discussion Episode 345: RIP Macworld Expo
"To change the theme in Mac OS X 10.7.3–10.9.5 (10.10 support coming soon in version 2.0) Flavours 1.1.16: http://flavours.interacto.net I attached a screenshot of my favorite theme, Panthora, which makes my Mac look like a refined,…"
Oct 21, 2014
John replied to Rick's discussion MacBook Air Retro (beige with rainbow logo)
"LOLOLOL! "
Oct 3, 2014
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Oct 1, 2014
Leon replied to Rick's discussion MacBook Air Retro (beige with rainbow logo)
"This has got to be one of the ugliest things I have seen in computing this year."
Sep 30, 2014
John replied to Rick's discussion MacBook Air Retro (beige with rainbow logo)
"It would be so easy to do a vinyl sticker for the top of the unit that gave a close effect and ran about $20. Time to launch Illustrator :) "
Sep 26, 2014
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MacBook Air Retro (beige with rainbow logo)

This is really awesome, shame about the price though:$3,500 MacBook Air Retro goes beige with rainbow logohttp://www.cnet.com/news/3500-macbook-air-retro-goes-beige-with-rainbow-logo/See More
Sep 15, 2014
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Micron Xceed AGAIN

I've have this one eBay watch list notifiy me of Xceeds for years with nothing, then suddenly I've seen 3 or so of these go up for aution. Either the first one I posted casued people to realize how much they can sell these for, or there's some sort of cycle of buy>sell>buy>sell with the same card. Either way, still outside my price range, what a shame!…See More
Aug 29, 2014
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Powerbook 5300c and the Powerbook G4 15"

"I'd like to see the 5300 next to a unibody MacBook Pro, which is silver with black key, and would look like Apple flipped the color scheme :)"
Aug 26, 2014
Rick replied to James's discussion Episode 338: Mark Twain
"As of 8/26/14 there's only 2 watchers of the Apple jacket—my guess is that's James and John lol."
Aug 26, 2014

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When did you get your first Mac?
Late 90s, PowerMac 7600
How many Macs do you own?
4 real Macs, 2 Hackintosh desktops, 1 Hackintosh netbook (girlfriends)
What's your favorite Mac of all time?
MacPro, PowerBook G3, MacBook Pro 15", MacBook Air, iMac G4, 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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