And why it seems that every time Apple flip-flops on a previous decision, it turns out to be a highly successful move.
Still far more comfortable to use than Apple’s hockey puck mouse.
In 2004, Flickr helped create the modern web — then almost got left behind by it.
It’s hard to imagine the world without it — but let’s try.
To preserve a U-matic tape about a 1984 Mac, you need a U-matic VCR and some 21st-century Macs.
What do kids make of the actual storage media and communication devices of yore?
The company is selling 7X as many Macs as it did in 2001. And that’s just the beginning.
What Microsoft’s graphical interface looked like in 1983.
How a memorable part of computer history — which almost didn’t happen — got saved for posterity.
What most people don’t realize is that it wasn’t until almost two years after the original Mac was introduced that Apple finally got it right.
As I sat third row center at the Flint Center in Cupertino on January 24, 1984, I had no idea that I was witnessing history.
The Mac turns 30 — and Apple, for once, is celebrating.