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January 2009 Blog Posts (28)

Ding Wen, iPhone and the Apple IIGS

It all started from this article 9-year-old writes iPhone app in the popular blog The Singapore iPhone Guide.



A few days later, Ding Wen started to receive interview invitations for his love of the iPhone and Apple IIGS...



Then it appeared in Singapore newspaper, showing a live working Apple IIGS showing pictures on TV, and… Continue

Added by Lim Thye Chean on January 30, 2009 at 9:30am — 6 Comments

At Last, i'm getting a G3!!!!

well i guess that I have found a way to get a blue and white G3, look for one that isn't licensed to the school!! since it isn't licensed to this school system i can have it!!! it should be coming home with me next week.... I can't wait!

Added by Kendall Seabury on January 29, 2009 at 2:18pm — 2 Comments

MacHEADS now on iTunes and Amazon VOD



“MacHEADS The Movie” (www.macheadsthemovie.com) is available for purchase on iTunes and Amazon VOD.



MacHEADS is an in-depth examination of what makes the Mac, the iPhone, and all Apple products in general a… Continue

Added by mac on January 27, 2009 at 5:06pm — No Comments

25 Years Of Mac: Rob Baca’s 128k Mac



See Robs 128k Mac featured on the Cult of Mac tribute to 25 years of Macintosh!



Here are some quotes:



"Meet Rob Baca. He’s a serious vintage Mac collector, with a total of 75 machines in his possession. He’s also the man who co-directed the documentary Welcome to Macintosh, which counts among its interviewees our very own Leander Kahney.… Continue

Added by Welcome to Macintosh on January 27, 2009 at 10:20am — No Comments

Invader War coming to iPhone

Ding Wen's first space game for the Apple IIGS - Invader War - is now on iPhone! You can now download in Apple App Store!





Invader War is initially written using Orca/Pascal, an Object Oriented language for the Apple IIGS.…

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Added by Lim Thye Chean on January 27, 2009 at 2:00am — No Comments

More retro macs to my collection

I am very pleased to add a mac 128k, mac Plus and a Powerbook 180 to my collection.

Added by Paul Brown on January 26, 2009 at 3:38pm — 2 Comments

MacHEADS is now available on Amazon VOD

MacHEADS the Movie on Amazon VOD





Brooklyn New York, January 26, 2009, -- Chimp 65 productions has announced that their documentary film “MacHEADS The Movie” (www.macheadsthemovie.com) is available for purchase on Amazon VOD.



MacHEADS is an in-depth examination of what makes the Mac, the iPhone, and all Apple products in general a cultural phenomena rather than just consumer electronics, and explores the extraordinary loyalty to Apple products by their followers, as… Continue

Added by mac on January 26, 2009 at 9:40am — No Comments

25!

I celebrated the 25th birthday of the Macintosh by making and appropriately decorated brownie and playing some of my all-time favorite retro black-and-white games, Lode Runner and Crystal Quest. If you've never played these, fire up MiniVMac or your old compact Mac and give them a try.

The Mac is such a party…

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Added by John on January 25, 2009 at 8:54pm — No Comments

Celebrating 25 Years of Macintosh

To celebrate 25 years of Macintosh, I just spent the last week catching up with the Mac Folklore Radio podcast. I was familiar with the folklore.org site (and overwhelmed by the sheer number of stories) and to find the best presented in such a fun way was just perfect.

It was a huge effort by some amazing characters.

Subscribe through itunes!

Added by Wholly Mindless on January 24, 2009 at 10:30am — 6 Comments

MacHEADS on CNN and BBC NEWS

Saturday marks the 25th anniversary of the original Macintosh, the first personal computer to draw masses, introduce the mouse and incorporate a graphical user interface, relying on images instead of text. CNN and BBC News featured MacHEADS as drawing some very interesting insights about the Mac and the devoted community.



CNN - “Speaking of worship, filmmakers Ron and Kobi Shely created “MacHEADS: The Movie,” a 50-minute documentary that’ll be available next week on Amazon’s video on… Continue

Added by mac on January 24, 2009 at 7:00am — No Comments

Expanding my collection...

So, last week I added another 'batch' of old hardware to my collection!



- Power Macintosh 7100/66

- Power Mac G4 466

- Macintosh SE

- Newton Messagepad 120

- Powerbook 100



and...



- NextStation Turbo



I found a collector in Amsterdam selling some of his machines through a 'Wanted' ad on a local Craigslist clone. (www.marktplaats.nl) He really set me up with all the right cables, software,… Continue

Added by Marijn de Jong on January 23, 2009 at 5:11am — 2 Comments

Doodle Kids is now available in App Store!

The iPhone version of the Apple IIGS application Doodle Kids is now in App Store. Doodle Kids is written by the young Apple IIGS programmer Lim Ding Wen. It uses the original Apple IIGS Super Hires palette, and was initially written in Complete Pascal.



Have fun!



The story of… Continue

Added by Lim Thye Chean on January 22, 2009 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

Minnesota Premiere of Documentary “Welcome to Macintosh”

MINNEAPOLIS-January 22nd, 2009 - FirstTech and Baca Productions today announced the Minnesota premiere of the new feature-length documentary film, “Welcome to Macintosh.” The premiere will be held on Saturday, February 7th at 4:00 p.m. at the Suburban World Theatre in Minneapolis.



"Welcome to Macintosh" is the first documentary of its kind to mix history, criticism and an unapologetic revelry of all things Apple into a movie experience. The film explores the early years of Apple, the… Continue

Added by Welcome to Macintosh on January 22, 2009 at 4:36pm — No Comments

Mac 512K

I am very pleased to have got my Mac 512K working.

I replaced some of the capacitors on the analogue board, and it sprung to life.

Added by Paul Brown on January 22, 2009 at 1:25pm — 1 Comment

Feast your eyes boys! 1977 to 2008

http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2009/01/the-evolution-of-apple-design-between-1977-2008/

Added by Pete Dooley on January 22, 2009 at 6:50am — 1 Comment

Simple Paint is now available in App Store!

The iPhone version of the Apple IIGS application Simple Paint is now in App Store. Simple Paint uses the original Apple IIGS Super Hires palette, and was initially written in Complete Pascal.



Have fun!





Kids Paint - a simplified version of Simple Paint designed for kids, is also now available in App Store.…



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Added by Lim Thye Chean on January 18, 2009 at 7:30pm — 5 Comments

OWW OWW OWW OWW OWW!

Note to self:

When sitting on shaggy carpet in the dry Wisconsin winter air while listening to your iPod, do not touch the IIgs screen with your finger to clean it off. The loud static pop in the headphones nearly made you deaf.

Added by Ken on January 17, 2009 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Collection moving into the (almost) new era

Hi all,



Hope everyone had a great Christmas and New Year.



I've been so busy with work since October, I haven't had a chance to post. But that doesn't mean that I haven't been collecting!



Since October I've been rapid catching up with the modern era...



iPhone - OK, so I'm a little late into this party, but I love my iPhone 3G 8Gb. I'm managed to convince my boss and General Manager to get one too - and they love them (not bad for a strictly… Continue

Added by macdownunder on January 17, 2009 at 11:36am — No Comments

Leopard on Beige, PPC 8500 etc...

Hi,

Should anyone be interested there's a guide detailing how to install leopard onto a PM 8500 and later (with a G4 upgrade) on: http://www.macmod.com/site-news/1801-2008-mod-of-the-year-announced.

Written by yours truly.

There are also some other mods which are excellent.

James.

Added by James Little on January 17, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

So Long Indigo iMac...

Right now I'm cleaning off my mom's Indigo iMac G3. When I say "my mom's" you can equate that to "mine" since I'm the one that usually buys them, tinkers with their insides and then releases them to the wild.



I bought her a nice iMac G4 off eBay last week and had it delivered to my job - unit plus "eyeball"So here speakers for $189 + shipping - where it's been sitting since last week as well since I've been out sick and too skittish to go into the office after hours and walk out with… Continue

Added by Regi on January 12, 2009 at 11:18pm — No Comments

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