The Inside Story of the Very First Macintosh

Contrary to what you might think, Apple's revolutionary first Macintosh computer didn't spring fully formed, Athena-style, from a crack in Steve Jobs's head. The user-friendly desktop was largely the creation of Jef Raskin, the man who fought fragmentation, urged Apple to "think small," and encouraged top-to-bottom… » 2/14/11 10:20am 2/14/11 10:20am

Vintage Computer Festival 10.0 Features Old Computers, Older Nerds

The 10th Vintage Computer Festival took place this past weekend at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA, featuring, among other things, "the largest collection of Radio Shack Pocket Computers I've ever seen," says CNet's Peter Glaskowsky. Highlights in the gallery above include the 1-bit flat-panel Apple… » 11/05/07 10:40am 11/05/07 10:40am