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June 2015 Blog Posts (10)

Cinnamon II - An Apple II Compatible Watch

Cinnamon II is a Kickstarter smartwatch project that ends on Thursday August 13.  Here are some details:

The Cinnamon II is quite possibly the ultimate in retro geek fashion. A complete 1980's era microcomputer for your wrist! It features a virtualized 6502 clocked at a blistering 1 Megahertz and a whopping 32K of memory! 

It is software compatible with the original Apple® ][ and includes a custom hardware accelerated BASIC interpreter. Code programs right there on your wrist!…


Added by Luis on June 30, 2015 at 8:22am — No Comments

Seinfeld Apartment Fixed

After some pushback from the Mac community and media, Hulu has fixed the apartment. They replaced the old PC with a Macintosh Performa 200. Follow the link for more details.

Added by Luis on June 25, 2015 at 6:40pm — No Comments

Seinfeld Apartment

Hulu is hosting a Seinfeld marathon and to promote the event they have made a replica Seinfeld apartment. The display has one major flaw: an old PC on Jerry's desk. Fans of the show know that Jerry always had a Mac. The Seinfeld apartment is open June 24-28 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. at 451 14th Street in New York City.…


Added by Luis on June 23, 2015 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Apple Watch Running 7.5.5

Nick Lee posted a video over at YouTube of an Apple Watch running System 7.5.5 on WatchOS 2 using Mini vMac Macintosh Emulator. More info at the Mac Rumors website.

Added by Luis on June 22, 2015 at 8:10pm — No Comments

Macstock Expo

Mike Potter from the FMEO Podcast is hosting Macstock Expo in Woodstock Illinois. The event is on Saturday June 20 at the Luecht Conference Center. This is a good opportunity for those in the Chicago area to meet some of the members of the Mac Community. Follow the link for more information on the event.

Added by Luis on June 19, 2015 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Retro Computer Still Hard At Work

This is not Retro Mac but still interesting.  Attached is a link for an article showing a vintage 1980's Amiga still running the HVAC system at the Grand Rapids school system.  In the article you will find a video showing the set-up and an interview with the administrator.

Added by Luis on June 15, 2015 at 7:34am — 1 Comment

PowerBook 170 on ebay

For those of you with deep pockets I have attached a link for a working MultiColor Apple JLPGA PowerBook 170.  The rare PowerBook appears to be in excellent shape.  The auction ends in 5 days and starts at $10,000.00.  Happy bidding!…


Added by Luis on June 12, 2015 at 4:17pm — No Comments

Retro Apple jacket

Since Drake took the stage at WWDC the price of vintage Apple jackets has skyrocketed. One identical to the one Drake was wearing has a starting bid of $3999 and a buy it now of $9999. Attached is the link for your consideration.

Added by Luis on June 9, 2015 at 10:57pm — No Comments

Digital Vintage

The New York Times interview with Lonnie Mimms. The video shows his massive collection as well as the Apple Pop-Up Museum. Check it out at the technology section of The New York Times.

Added by Luis on June 8, 2015 at 10:41pm — No Comments

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