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James's Blog – January 2008 Archive (5)

Another Expo is over...

The morning started off slow, but things definitely picked up by mid morning and it was hopping into the afternoon. Many people stopped by to see the Mac relics we had on display, but quite a few came by to find out about Macs as an option for them. By the time we had our session in the afternoon, we had gathered a full room of interested expo attendees. I'm guessing we had at least 50 people listening to our presentation. It went very well and I recorded the audio. I'm going to attempt to… Continue

Added by James on January 26, 2008 at 5:56pm — 1 Comment

RetroMacCast on location at the OWC Computer Expo

After seeing me in our local paper when I was interviewed about my computer collection, the organizers for our local computer expo contacted me about representing the Macintosh for them. John has joined me and we are now sitting at our booth at the expo. Thankfully, we have internet access here so I'll be able to keep myself busy. Early indications suggest attendance will be low. In fact, looking around I see only two other booths. One is a local computer club and the other is a friend of… Continue

Added by James on January 26, 2008 at 9:14am — No Comments

Exhausted and the day is not over

It has been such a busy day and we still have the Macworld party to attend this evening. We'll save our analysis of the keynote for the podcast, but in brief, it couldn't compare to last year's but I believe we had a lot of good stuff presented. It was great to meet Kathy and Jordan, two of our listeners, who made it to the Expo this year.

Added by James on January 15, 2008 at 7:53pm — 2 Comments

So far so good

John and I arrived at our regional airport just before 5 a.m. this morning to catch the first leg of our journey to San Francisco to attend Macworld Expo 2008. WiFi must be catching on because even our tiny little airport has free access. Yes, I could have written this using my iPhone, but you can't beat the big screen and full mechanical keyboard of a proper notebook computer. We should be arriving at SFO at 1 this afternoon. Our only must-do today is to get to Moscone Center to register and… Continue

Added by James on January 14, 2008 at 5:24am — 4 Comments

RetroMacCast gets reviewed?

I was surprised to see that another podcast thought enough of our podcast to give us a review. Stroll on over to That Podcast Show ( and listen to Episode 2 to hear what they had to say. I think all of their criticisms are accurate. We certainly can improve!

Added by James on January 4, 2008 at 12:33am — 3 Comments



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