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May 2009 Blog Posts (10)

Donations

Hello everyone,

Even though things are tough at the moment, do you think each and every one of us could donate $5 by mid year? I think that money would go a long way to improving this podcast even further. I personally don't think a small thank you to these guys is out of order. What do you think?

Cheers,

Hillbilly

Added by Hillbillybear on May 31, 2009 at 11:00pm — 4 Comments

G3 Update 2 and sone rants and other things

some of the new things that i have done to my G3:



1) added a 18GB hard drive and a 800MB hard drive to it.



the next thing that i hope to get is an adapter for my Quadra 660av so can network it with my G3, I'm going to need one of those AAUI transceivers so i can use Ethernet, but hear is the catch. my mom is one of those people that didn't want me to have a computer in the first place. but three computers later she said I could (maybe fourth one is in order now). i made a… Continue

Added by Kendall Seabury on May 30, 2009 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Russian Subtitles now available for free!

The Mac community is truly incredible, I’ve received an email , from Dmitriy “pharaon” Remezov, from Russia. He asked me where he could get Russian subtitles for MacHEADS, unfortunetaly because we are an small independent production team, we couldn’t find the funds to do subtitles in different languages. Dima wasn’t deterred, he made an incredible effort and translate the film and also went into the sound studio and added voice over! So now dear… Continue

Added by mac on May 25, 2009 at 4:17am — No Comments

Not very active

Although a regular listener to the Podcast I have not been a visitor of the website very often. A nice advanced years resolution: visit Retromaccast more often

Added by Paul on May 22, 2009 at 3:23pm — 1 Comment

Hi everyone! Fun with my macs....

Long time listener, 1st time poster! Just wanted to say hello to everyone. It's great to know that I am not the only guy around who loves obsolete old computer hardware! I had a IIcx for a couple years that i bought from my brother-in-law. I was using it with a 28.8 modem to access AOL and had a riot! I was hooked. About a year later, I helped my mother-in-law buy a brand new performa 630CD at a BestBuy store. She used it for awhile, then bailed on the mac for an IBM. So, I got to upgrade to… Continue

Added by Paul Worona on May 18, 2009 at 8:05pm — No Comments

No Mac Knows My History

I was introduced the world of personal computers through my sixth grade class. It was a Belle & Howell "Darth Vader" Apple II. I was 12 years old (or possibly just turning 12). It was love at first sight. Little did I realize then that my life would continually revolve around computers from that point on.



I actively pursued a computer for our home, much to my parents' chagrin. Our financial situation wasn't in such great shape at that time. In 1983, we got a TI-99/4A. I was… Continue

Added by Jon Fullmer on May 16, 2009 at 4:58pm — No Comments

The Apple IIGS Show

We started a little project for our beloved Apple IIGS - which we called The Apple IIGS Show.



This is a series of short video showing kids using the Apple IIGS computer. Each video will show some of the best software that a kid can do on the computer. We will also show how to do programming on an Apple IIGS.



This show is hosted Ding Wen, with the help of… Continue

Added by Lim Thye Chean on May 13, 2009 at 2:30am — No Comments

Welcome to Macintosh Documentary Gets Sixth Film Festival

"Welcome to Macintosh, The documentary for the rest of us" has been officially selected to present at the 2009 Delray Beach Film Festival in Delray Beach, Florida on May 20th 2009. The documentary has presented at five international film festivals including the 10th Annual Wisconsin Film Festival, the 4th Globians World and Culture Documentary Film Festival, the 2nd Annual FuzzB Family Film Fest, the 1st Ann. Naperville Independent Film Fest as well as the Cleveland Ingenuity… Continue

Added by Welcome to Macintosh on May 12, 2009 at 12:00am — No Comments

Intro

Hello, been listening to the retromaccast for a couple of months now, thought I'd finally join up. I also listen to the Mactalk Australia podcast and Mac OS Ken on a regular basis. (via an iPhone in a windshield mount holder in the car on the way to work)



I unfortunately gave away my Mac Plus and Apple II in appox. 2000, didn't see the point in keeping the Apple due to emulators and the Mac Plus, well the Classic II does so much more in a similar form factor. I really should have… Continue

Added by Rowan on May 11, 2009 at 4:44am — No Comments

MacTV

Hi, This is my first post. I joined because I saw a post about a damaged MacTV. I own one and am getting ready to put it up for sale or trade. I appreciated the packaging info in the 'damaged' post. Any suggestions are welcome. I am open to offers....i.e.-my daughter needs a ibook for school (trade????). This MacTV is running OS 7.5.?, and it has original CD tray caddy, keyboard, mouse, remote, manuals, and other goodies such as Symantec Disks (unopened), includes Clarisworks on it, an extra… Continue

Added by Stuart Wm. Russell on May 8, 2009 at 2:50pm — No Comments

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