Apple II

The Lisa

When thinking about the earliest days of Apple, it's easy to recall the Apple I, the Apple II line and the Macintosh. However, there's one more computer that defined Apple's early years. This computer was ground-breaking but incredibly expensive, and exposed many things wrong within Apple …

Reverse indicator: The future of the Mac

Good news, Mac fans! Apple is committed to the Mac for the foreseeable future and you can look forward to a strong product pipeline. How does the …

Apple

Apple is ready to ditch the Mac

Apple is the master of radical pivots. It killed the floppy drive, the CD drive, and the headphone jack in iPhones, while Macintosh systems went from the Motorola 68000 to the PowerPC chip to the Intel X86 line of chips.<p>A very memorable pivot came when the company dropped the Apple II line of …

IPad Pro

WATCH: 7 essential Star Wars video games

The <i>Star Wars</i> gaming universe is a vast and colorful tapestry of scintillating shooters, RPGs, sims, platform adventures, MMOs, arcade fighters, and …

Star Wars

This incredibly cool PC case looks just like an Apple II

If you want to give your Hackintosh a genuine Apple feel, you have to checkout this awesome PC case. Raadition is designed to look exactly like the iconic Apple II, but it has space for the latest PC components, including an ATX motherboard and a full-size graphics card.<p>The Apple II plays an …

Just In Time For Xmas: A Vintage Apple 1 Hits the Block With an Estimate of $400,000 to $600,000

Buying a piece of history at auction is an unmatched thrill, a motive that will be in strong play in two contiguous sales at Bonhams’ Madison Avenue showrooms in New York on December 6th, as a fully-functional, walnut-cased Apple 1 computer assembled by Woz and Jobs – when they were “just” Woz and …

Billie Jean King

The Company That Waited Decades for the Touchscreen Revolution

How the stylus-controlled graphics tablet, most notably produced by Japanese firm Wacom, helped shape our multitouch-friendly world—even if that shaping took a little while.<p>These days, nearly everyone owns a touchscreen device of some kind, and odds are, you’re probably reading the opening lines of …

Tablets

This Cross Stitch Is the Ultimate Ultima Homage

While, scrolling through Twitter recently, I glimpsed the image you see below. At first glance, I thought it was a screenshot from the game <i>Ultima</i> on the Apple II. However, as my eyes moved on, I noticed the word “stitch” in the tweet!<p>Glenda Adams‘ cross-stitch project perfectly captures the look of</i> …

Cross-stitch

The Woz is coming to Philly next Spring

Philly-based <b>InstaMed</b>, maker of a top healthcare payments platform, announced <b>Steve Wozniak —</b> <b>Apple</b> cofounder also known as “The Woz” — as headliner of …

Steve Wozniak

Rare working Apple Lisa-1 sells for $50,000

If you feel foolish for having spent $10,000 for an Apple Lisa-1 computer in 1983, you hopefully kept it.<p>A working model recently sold for more than $50,000 at auction.<p>One of Apple’s biggest commercial failures is now one of the most coveted pieces of vintage tech. The steep price, clunky …

Don't Be in Love With Your Product

Entrepreneurs can fall into a trap where they care too much to be open to adjustment.<p>The biggest mistake you can make in business is being in love with your product. Don't be too stubborn to change or adapt. Love your business, love what you are doing -- but know when it is time to go with the …

Entrepreneurship

When Watch surpassed iPod

The last time Apple reported iPod unit and revenues was for the third quarter of 2014. Thereafter the product segment called “Other Products” was …

Apple

John Sculley: Rising to the Challenge of ‘Truly Disruptive Innovation’

Former Apple CEO John Sculley talks to Knowledge@Wharton about Steve Jobs, what Apple is doing right, and the future of marketing, fintech and health …

Innovation

Apple Co-Founder Reveals Why He’s Skipping iPhone X in New Video

Steve Wozniak is 'worried'.<p>By on<p>Filed Under History, iPhone 8, iPhones & Smartphones<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak …

Steve Wozniak

Don't Buy the iMac Pro, Build This Instead

I've been a full-time wedding photographer for the past eight years and an Apple fan since I was in fourth grade. But today, that has all changed. …

Photography

Apple’s first big break came because of the spreadsheet

These days, Apple’s marketing campaigns play up the company’s appeal to cool, creative people. Things were different in the early days of the now dominant computer and device maker.<p>The $800 billion market cap behemoth we know today owes much of its initial success to the humble spreadsheet. More …

Apple

Woz on stage at Carnegie Hall in Pittsburgh

From the Pittsburgh Tribune Review writeup:New technologies are sometimes a selfish endeavor, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak told a crowded Carnegie …

Steve Wozniak

Reimplementing an Apple ][+ on an FPGA

1977's Apple ][+ was the first successful personal computer, inspiring a generation of hackers and makers and coders; famously, it shipped with a …

Columbia University

Apple II FPGA

[Stephen Edwards] had some time one Christmas. So he took a DE2 FPGA board and using VHDL built a pretty faithful reproduction of an Apple II+ …

Arduino

9 things that I learnt from the most successful non-tech founders

Most of the startup founders are techies. Why?<p>Because for a non-tech founder, the startup world appears way harder to conquer.<p>Startups take birth and …

Success

Which one of these three computers was not a part of the "1977 Trinity"?

Although desktop computers existed prior to 1977, they tended to be too expensive for home users, that year marked a revolution personal computers …

Personal Computers

BrandPost: The Dawn. First Mac-Developed Virus

It’s hard to picture the world more than 30 years ago if you didn’t live in those times. Technology, communications, and multimedia were …

Wireless

Did Commodore, more than Apple, contribute to the birth of the personal computer?

Author: <i>E. Bolognesi</i><br>Published: 12 September 2017, 12:02 pm<p>History is written by the winners, the personal computer is no exception<p><i>In 1980 Steve Jobs</i> …

Steve Wozniak

VR will soon have its Commodore 64 moment - Schell

Designer behind I Expect You To Die compares VR to home computers from '78 but expects huge growth in the near future

Virtual Reality

Why ARKit will be Apple’s biggest innovation in years

From the iPhone 8 to iOS 11, Apple’s got no shortage of big launches coming in the next few weeks. But the one with the biggest long-term potential for Apple is one that Tim Cook says makes him want to “yell out and scream” with excitement.<p>That product is ARKit, the augmented reality platform Apple …

Apple

Today in Apple history: Rainbow Apple logo gets a modern overhaul

<b>August 27, 1999:</b> Apple replaces the striped, multicolored logo it used since 1977 with a new single-color version.<p>The replacement of the iconic logo shocks many long-time Apple fans. However, it is part of a sustained, company-wide overhaul on the part of Steve Jobs. The makeover includes new …

Identity

Watch: The Geekiest Video Essay of All Time Reveals 'Terminator' Code

The mystery of what Arnold was looking at in those POV shots in 'The Terminator'<i></i> is solved once and for all.James Cameron is not a filmmaker who lets …

Filmmaking

Today in Apple history: Unique Apple-1 computer sells for big money

<b>August 25, 2016:</b> An ultra-rare Apple-1 computer raises $815,000 in a charity auction, one of the highest prices ever paid for one of the machines. Bidding actually reaches $1.2 million in the auction’s final minutes. However, that bid gets pulled seconds before a winner is announced.<p>The reason for …

Steve Wozniak

Steve Jobs was successful because he mastered 'deep work' — here's how you can, too

Have you ever sipped a Macallan M whisky? If you have then you’ve certainly done well for yourself; a bottle of this spirit will set you back around $3,500.<p>Most of us might think that paying that much for a bottle of hooch is a bit ridiculous, but there is a reason it costs so much.<p>It took Bob …

Time Management

Atari sues Nestlé over ‘Breakout’ KitKat ads

Atari, the company behind one of the first video arcade games, <i>Pong</i>, has accused Swiss food group Nestlé of copyright infringement for using its retro …

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