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February 2009 Blog Posts (9)

Missed Out....

Because I'm polite, I just missed out on a free Mac Plus with carrying bag.

Bummer. I'd have even paid something (nominal) for it.

Added by Wholly Mindless on February 25, 2009 at 6:16pm — 12 Comments

New Mac member in the family!

Just got a Mac Mini G4 1.5 Ghz! Took it apart and blew a pound of dust out of it..

Added by Mark Frischknecht on February 22, 2009 at 1:52am — 1 Comment

Hello!

Hi!



Long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, a little kid visited a science museum and saw a little marvel: an Apple Macintosh computer. Since that day, I've been allured by any computer displaying an apple logo.



Thanks to a friend, I've been in contact with Macs since System 7. Being from Europe, Macs were always prohibitively expensive. With my friend, I lived all System 7, 8, and 9. I remember learning with him to use Quark Xpress and playing F-16 Flight Simulator and,… Continue

Added by SinnerBOFH on February 19, 2009 at 7:30am — 6 Comments

New items

Yersterday I got some new item for my clollection.
An Apple 2c, Apple 3, Apple Lisa, Macintosh 1 MB, Powerbook 190 and 3 Pro file,s.

So I have some new stuf to play with.

Looking for set up and other software for the Lisa

Ger

Added by Ger ten Haaf on February 12, 2009 at 4:00am — No Comments

US publisher needs photos of Ding Wen for an article

I am a photo editor with the Weekly Reader, an educational publisher in the US. We'd like to do an article on Ding Wen, but we need some high res photos of him. Can you send us a couple of him, preferably with his creations?

Sincerely,

John Klein/Photo Editor/Weekly Reader
www.weeklyreader.com

Added by john klein on February 10, 2009 at 10:01am — 1 Comment

My Lisa Memoirs

The Apple Lisa II

By Adrian Franulovich 28/2/07



I recently purchased an Apple Lisa II for my extensive museum and cache of Apple Macintosh History. I originally thought I would steer clear of anything that wasn't mac related but the Lisa definitely holds a major place in Apple's history.



First of all some things I have learned to help make sense of the whole Lisa range.



Apple released a few flavors of the Lisa, the Lisa, the Lisa 2, Lisa 2/5, Lisa 2/10 and… Continue

Added by macmedic on February 10, 2009 at 7:36am — No Comments

Ding Wen's Programming Story

All of the sudden everybody wanted to know about this little programmer. It is really very simple - it just involved a computer called Apple IIGS.



The best story comes from The Singapore iPhone Blog. I find this story to be the closest to what actually happened.



Majority of the programming works are done on Apple IIGS emulator.…

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Added by Lim Thye Chean on February 9, 2009 at 7:30am — No Comments

The world youngest iPhone developer?

The story starts spreading. The New Paper of Singapore came for an interview, and release an excellent article (5-2-2009).





Reuters picked up the story in the morning and this becomes the top tech news of Reuters!







This is followed by tens of thousands of articles worldwide quoting the story.…



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Added by Lim Thye Chean on February 5, 2009 at 7:30am — 14 Comments

Welcome To Macintosh: The Crave review - CNET UK

"In a new documentary from Rob Baca and Josh Rizzo, entitled Welcome To Macintosh, Wenzlaff is one of many interviewees who help document the creation, development and history of the Apple Mac, from the 70s to the present day."

Read the full review here

Added by Welcome to Macintosh on February 2, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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