e45 – Mice

From solid steel balls to unusable hockey pucks to sleek pieces of sushi, we cover all of Apple's mouse designs. And we couldn't stop there, so we threw in some trackpads and third-party pointers for good measure. 🐭

  • Patrick Blampied's iOS Macintosh Portable

e44 – Portability

Apple has been striving to make their products thinner, lighter, and easier to carry around for well over 30 years. We discuss some landmark products in Apple's quest for portability.

e43 – Help

This episode we discuss the history of how Apple has helped you learn to use the Mac. Along the way we encounter Jay, Cleo, undersea creatures, and the horror of HTML frames.

e42 – Douglas Adams and the Mac

Douglas Adams is best known as the author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, but he was also a huge fan of the Macintosh. We discuss his many Macs, interactive fiction, and his extremely astute vision of the future of technology, both fictional and real.

“I love deadlines, I love the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.”

I wrote an ad for Apple Computer: 'Macintosh - We might not get everything right, but at least we knew the century was going to end.'

e41 – Deprecated at WWDC 2016

There were no big "end of an era" announcements at WWDC, but a few 30-year-old technologies are now officially on their way out. We say goodbye to catalog B-trees, naming everything after NeXTSTEP, and more.