Latest Videos - RetroMacCast 2017-11-18T21:22:05Z http://retromaccast.ning.com/video/video/rss?xn_auth=no Tony Fadell Interview - Computer History Museum tag:retromaccast.ning.com,2017-10-09:1672786:Video:135511 2017-10-09T17:01:35.174Z Derek http://retromaccast.ning.com/profile/Derek <a href="http://retromaccast.ning.com/video/chm-interview-tony-fadell"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/X*B5tmeuHDrPwHFXYOSmRJKqTRNWHq0kmxk29JW2jpHCchJ2TEtOV6ccHeB-gKH4tSy34FB47R-cf3LmGvEdRLudsb0cx1YF/1586515966.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>The Forstall/Ganatra/Herz/Fiennes interview received a ton of press coverage ... unlike this gem: an interview with Tony Fadell, designer of the iPod (on a whim, apparently) and founder of Nest.<br></br> <br></br> For the Apple II nuts out there, Tony was also co-founder of Quality Computers! I can't believe it!<br></br> <br></br> "... and then the II+ and IIe and the Mac came, and I couldn't… <a href="http://retromaccast.ning.com/video/chm-interview-tony-fadell"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/X*B5tmeuHDrPwHFXYOSmRJKqTRNWHq0kmxk29JW2jpHCchJ2TEtOV6ccHeB-gKH4tSy34FB47R-cf3LmGvEdRLudsb0cx1YF/1586515966.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />The Forstall/Ganatra/Herz/Fiennes interview received a ton of press coverage ... unlike this gem: an interview with Tony Fadell, designer of the iPod (on a whim, apparently) and founder of Nest.<br /> <br /> For the Apple II nuts out there, Tony was also co-founder of Quality Computers! I can't believe it!<br /> <br /> "... and then the II+ and IIe and the Mac came, and I couldn't afford these things!"<br /> <br /> He was part of the debate regarding the value(?) of tying the iPod to the Mac: "Steve, how much does an iPod cost? [399?] No, 399 plus 2000 bucks!" Avie Tevanian Oral History - Part 2 tag:retromaccast.ning.com,2017-09-05:1672786:Video:135134 2017-09-05T01:50:24.371Z Derek http://retromaccast.ning.com/profile/Derek <a href="http://retromaccast.ning.com/video/avie-tevanian-oral-history-part-2"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/zZ268ToMHOKvdySGILPb0-mfu42txrqDNeozPy7TKpSR7I80xyURQV3gPazjsa7WJS3DfsxhRTcfMIVqcRdyP*VzG6B-B1i4/1520884012.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>The transition from NeXT to Apple, the journey to Mac OS X (there was some infighting over e.g., TCP/IP vs. AppleTalk--"okay, well, make TCP/IP as easy to use as AppleTalk!"), Gil Amelio and his executive dining suite, his relationship with his hardware counterpart John Rubenstein, getting flak for his "too easy" role at Apple, and why he left right before the iPhone launched… <a href="http://retromaccast.ning.com/video/avie-tevanian-oral-history-part-2"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/zZ268ToMHOKvdySGILPb0-mfu42txrqDNeozPy7TKpSR7I80xyURQV3gPazjsa7WJS3DfsxhRTcfMIVqcRdyP*VzG6B-B1i4/1520884012.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />The transition from NeXT to Apple, the journey to Mac OS X (there was some infighting over e.g., TCP/IP vs. AppleTalk--"okay, well, make TCP/IP as easy to use as AppleTalk!"), Gil Amelio and his executive dining suite, his relationship with his hardware counterpart John Rubenstein, getting flak for his "too easy" role at Apple, and why he left right before the iPhone launched (TL;DR: he seems to feel he should have stayed). Avie Tevanian Oral History - Part 1 tag:retromaccast.ning.com,2017-09-05:1672786:Video:135031 2017-09-05T01:50:05.103Z Derek http://retromaccast.ning.com/profile/Derek <a href="http://retromaccast.ning.com/video/avie-tevanian-oral-history-part-1"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/zZ268ToMHOLyGMzzwbliHNBgbhkfy-XfeKbI*0mkz8fH3OVmCeSwJx2GpmTKESIey0qmXABMLf2v4X19L07aEst0P85*2vO*/1520882372.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>A little about Avie's experience with computers growing up, "winning" a summer job at a paper mill, unintentionally applying to the wrong college, microcoding arcade games on Xerox Altos, and being recruited to… <a href="http://retromaccast.ning.com/video/avie-tevanian-oral-history-part-1"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/zZ268ToMHOLyGMzzwbliHNBgbhkfy-XfeKbI*0mkz8fH3OVmCeSwJx2GpmTKESIey0qmXABMLf2v4X19L07aEst0P85*2vO*/1520882372.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />A little about Avie's experience with computers growing up, "winning" a summer job at a paper mill, unintentionally applying to the wrong college, microcoding arcade games on Xerox Altos, and being recruited to NeXT. The PowerBook 170 tag:retromaccast.ning.com,2017-05-25:1672786:Video:132802 2017-05-25T06:03:36.377Z Chris Johnsey http://retromaccast.ning.com/profile/ChrisJohnsey <a href="http://retromaccast.ning.com/video/the-powerbook-170"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/ffa*Yym9NvD1l6fwb2KtbI1kXZJ2*tLHWl1ui8WKBaCcUvPvwUuC3iKVHT3YomaC-xvHNiKg934SIvkHGAinxdEUDWWe*WWD/1288858097.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />"" <a href="http://retromaccast.ning.com/video/the-powerbook-170"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/ffa*Yym9NvD1l6fwb2KtbI1kXZJ2*tLHWl1ui8WKBaCcUvPvwUuC3iKVHT3YomaC-xvHNiKg934SIvkHGAinxdEUDWWe*WWD/1288858097.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />"" Apple II Styled iMac Setup tag:retromaccast.ning.com,2016-06-07:1672786:Video:128872 2016-06-07T22:44:34.133Z Matthew Pearce http://retromaccast.ning.com/profile/MatthewPearce <a href="http://retromaccast.ning.com/video/apple-ii-styled-imac-setup"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/kpFJ*-3Tpns-SAFHTeUK1ylqToUY*1oeIOuPO0j3sn9kMh1N2yTqiZvL84Fm-444iDdlNqsVUTIkTKvEdcAZfzq*2tgXzZni/1213431704.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Setup based around an iMac painted like an Apple II <a href="http://retromaccast.ning.com/video/apple-ii-styled-imac-setup"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/kpFJ*-3Tpns-SAFHTeUK1ylqToUY*1oeIOuPO0j3sn9kMh1N2yTqiZvL84Fm-444iDdlNqsVUTIkTKvEdcAZfzq*2tgXzZni/1213431704.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Setup based around an iMac painted like an Apple II