24. Januar ist ein besonderer Tag in der Geschichte von Apple. Heute vor 35 Jahren wurde der Mac vorgestellt. Macwelt News
Today marks the 35th anniversary of Apple’s late co-founder Steve Jobs unveiling the original Macintosh.
Jobs pulled the Macintosh out of a bag during Apple’s annual shareholders meeting on January 24, 1984 at the Flint Center in Cupertino, California, grinning from ear to ear as the crowd erupted in applause.
Macintosh’s very first words:
Hello, I’m Macintosh. It sure is great to get out of that bag.
Unaccustomed as I am to public speaking, I’d like to share with you a maxim I thought of the first time I met an IBM mainframe: NEVER TRUST A COMPUTER YOU CAN’T LIFT!
Obviously, I can talk, but right now [...]
The New York Times today printed an interesting article exploring how Apple co-founder Steve Jobs set up a Macintosh manufacturing plant in Fremont, California in the 1980s that failed early on into its tenure.
Titled „When Apple Was Homegrown,“ the piece by John Markoff offers an insight into Jobs‘ fascination with Henry Ford’s mass automobile manufacturing in Detroit and the high-quality manufacturing capabilities of Japanese companies like Sony, and how Jobs aimed to synthesize the two cultures in a „highly automated“ Mac factory.
Apple’s ill-fated California Macintosh facility (Credit: Terrence McCarthy for [...]
ColorWare this week released custom-painted AirPods with a classic Macintosh design, including a beige finish with faux vents and a six-color rainbow pairing button reminiscent of Apple’s logo between 1977 and 1998.
The limited edition AirPods Retro, as they are called, are inspired by the Apple IIe, which actually predates the original Macintosh by a year, but the computers shared a similar design with an iconic Pantone 453 finish.
ColorWare purchases the AirPods directly from Apple, applies the custom paint job to both the AirPods and their charging case, and then repackages them in Apple’s original box with a Lightning to USB cable and [...]