I thought it might be interesting to give my coverage of the grand opening of the Apple Store in the Promenade mall in Temecula.
They opened today at 10 AM PDT, so we decided to get in line at about 8:30 AM after having breakfast at McDonalds around 7:45. The weather was reasonably nice around here: it was cloudless and 75°F with 41% humidity, though they supplied black umbrellas and rather expensive Glaceau water around 9 AM. My party got to the Store early enough to be one of the… Continue
A prospective bidder on eBay said that it was and that it would need to be mint condition to fetch even $300 because a few weeks after the purchase, apple upgraded the motherboard of my original 128k. The dude also said I outta reauction everything as individual pieces. I suspect there's some truth to what he's saying but I also suspect he's jonesin for some of those individual parts (manual, keyboard, etc) in order to resell. Thoughts?
Oh and in case you're new to the saga, here's… Continue
I have just taken delivery of a Macintosh Plus and a Macintosh SE. Both were very kindly given to me,
by a university lecturer who has just retired. Both machines where stored away in a back room, not being used
for years. He found them when he was cleaning out his belongings and did not want them to be skipped.
I have chosen the Plus, to be the machine that I will work on to continue my blog about restoring and cleaning.
MacHEADS The Movie, a documentary by Filmmakers brothers Kobi and Ron Shely, explores the quirky world of Mac fandom. The movie is now available on Hulu! The independent film is currently number one most popular feature movie on all channels! “This is a remarkable achievement for our small production company, we hope the movie will inspire other International filmmakers and… Continue
Added by mac on September 10, 2009 at 7:49am —
I have been asked to blog about my cleaning and restoration work few times. So this is my attempt to explain the
processes that I go through. I should start by saying that I have no professional training in electronics or working
inside Macintosh computers. Everything I have learnt is from reading books and articles online. Therefore I can not
take any responsibly if you damage your machine or yourself.