Benj EdwardsMacworld

Benj Edwards is a freelance writer who specializes in computer and video game history. He is also Editor-in-Chief of Vintage Computing and Gaming, a blog devoted to vintage technology.

The five most important Mac laptops

It's the 20th anniversary of Apple's first laptop -- the Macintosh Portable. To mark the occasion, Benj Edwards lists the five most significant laptops to come out of Cupertino and why they enjoyed such a lasting influence.

The Mac Timeline: Hits and Misses

Take a look back at 25 years of Apple innovation as part of our 25th anniversary coverage.

Five forgotten Apple products

The Mac may be celebrating its 25th anniversary, but some of the products Apple has made over the years wound up slipping through history’s cracks. Benj Edwards takes a closer look at five offerings out of Cupertino that you may have forgotten about.

The computer mouse turns 40

On December 8, 1968, Douglas Engelbart introduced the world to the computer mouse—here's a look back to 40 years on input innovation.

Eight ways the iMac changed computing

Ten years ago, the iMac shipped to eager customers, and the computing world was never the same. Benj Edwards looks at the iMac’s impact over the last decade.