This episode, we look at the Newton platform — Apple's first attempt at (almost) handheld computing. Recorded on the 10th anniversary of the iPhone announcement, we notice a lot of parallels between the development of Newton devices and the iOS devices we carry today.
It's our Christmas special episode! We've made our own gift lists of classic Apple products that could fit in a stocking — not all of which have turned to coal over time.
- QuickTake cameras
- iPod Socks
- iPod nano (7th generation, 2012)
- coal: a single Zip disk
- gift: floppy disk coasters
- coal: Apple modem
- gift: Macinbot Classic
Ed is joined by Stephen Hackett to talk about the how and what (rather than the why) of Apple chronicling its own history in the new photo book Designed by Apple in California, as well as Stephen's new ebook Aqua and Bondi.
We cover the wild, wonderful, and sometimes half-baked history of getting data in and out of Macs. It turns out we've been citizens of Dongle Town for a long time already.
After what is surely-for-real-this-time the last event at Apple's Town Hall event space on the Infinite Loop campus, we cover the history of events big and small that have happened in Apple's most intimate presentation setting.