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Christopher Phin says so long and thanks for all the really old hardware and software.
They just don't make 'em like they used to.
Boot a Mac today, and it will be seconds before you’re connected. Boot a vintage Mac, though, and the same is unlikely to be true.
Let us count the reasons the Cube is awesome, even 16 years later.
Apple's first (OK, second) digital camera is a 16-exposure-shooting, preview-lacking, AA-battery-killing monster. But it takes a surprisingly decent picture.
Before RF dongles, before Bluetooth, your keyboard could beam text to your Macintosh Classic with light—just a little slowly.
In which Christopher Phin finds a retro printer that's better left in the past.
Christopher Phin remembers the suite that came before iWork, but not with any great fondness.
Your iPhone is more of a workhorse than you'd think—especially when you add a Bluetooth keyboard to the mix.
If you had System 7, 4MB of RAM, and maybe a fax line, you could buy Mac software instantly—well, almost instantly.
This week's Think Retro is an early valentine to all the tiny details that comprise the gear we love.
You know about Time Machine, but there are other ways to back up your Mac. We run down all of them, from clones to clouds, then tell you exactly what to do.
You have to see these—again.
This week's Think Retro salutes programs like Outlook Express 5 for Mac OS 9, and the bygone days where email felt like personal letters.
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