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If retro Apple computing is your thing, then be sure to check out Mac GUI Vault-- a collection of vintage Apple II and Macintosh software, info, photos, Usenet posts, and other resources.
Apple's CEO Tim Cook recently sat down for a two-part interview with Charlie Rose of PBS.
He discussed a number of subjects in the first part of the interview, including Apple's notorious corporate secrecy, rivalry with Google, former CEO Steve Jobs, the Apple-IBM alliance, and TVs.
The second part of the interview covered government surveillance and the infamouse Edward Snowden leaks, as well as the company supply chain and its controversies.
An article by Zack Whittaker on ZDNet covers the highlights and offers a transcript.
Said Mr. Cook:
"I don’t think that the country, or the government’s found the right balance. I think they erred too much on the collect everything side. And I think the [U.S.] president and the [Obama] administration is committed to kind of moving that pendulum back.
However, you don’t want... it’s probably not right to not do anything. And so I think it’s a careful line to walk. You want to make sure you’re protecting American people. But......
The next Australian retro computing gathering, Oz KFest, will be happening in Melbourne, Australia, April 17-19, 2015.
Come join us downunder for a few of days of retro inspiration, Aussie ingenuity and camaraderie!
The goal of the event is to provide a user group style environment to exchange ideas and discuss new developments in retro computing hardware, software, preservation, emulation and other related topics.
There will be a few attendees of past KansasFests and Oz KFests and we hope to imbibe the spirit of these events into Oz KFest once again.
The presentations during the weekend will come from the participants and therefore an invitation is extended for session proposals to be made via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have an idea for a session that you'd like to present, please let us know so we can allocate a time slot for you. If you would like to learn something, let us know what that is and we will ...
As of today, users of the Old Games Finder service, an abandonware search engine, can now search the contents of Mac GUI Vault's downloads.
Simply enter the keywords in the search bar, and be sure to choose Apple from the popup menu.
As described on the Old Games Finder about page, "the idea is to find old games for real download (no jokes) very quickly instead of long journey with google or each website exploring. Engine contains special automatic Indexer which independently analyzes each website and FTP for abandonware titles, extracts direct title links and updates all data when changes have been made. The whole process takes place without need for assistance of indexed websites owners and any prepared game list."
This search engine is a great complement to Mac GUI Vault's existing downloads search engine...
Drop /// inches is a new podcast devoted to one of Apple's not-so-successful computers: the Apple III. The show is hosted by Mike Maginnis and Paul Hagstrom.
Here is the summary for this podcast: "we talk about some introductory and demo materials, consider some Apple /// “dream systems” and talk with Egan Ford about the work he has done preparing the Apple /// “Ready-to-Run” quick start package for the MESS apple3 emulator."
Listen to this podcast episode