Pre-Ordered. Best to keep my MacOS X up-to-date. Then it will match my Windows Vista Ultimate. Need to keep up with the Jones’ at PodCamp Perth.
My parents sent me the above photo. This was taken circa 1984.
The cat is a tabby/white chested cat we called Bindy. Way before the Irwins used that name. And the Mac 128K’s name was Bonny. Yes, the boxes of disks to the right of the photo are geniune Apple 3.5″ disks – each disk being worth about AU$7.00 at the time.
Cats, Computers – a combination that lives through the ages.
In a very honest post, Saying Goodbye to Visual Basic, Erik Schwiebert from the MacBU goes into detail on the deep, technical reasons why VB is going to be left out of the next Mac version of Office.
The nuances of the painful decision, based on hard technical sweat, are shown in depth – and illustrate the quite common processes software companies have to go through when their platform mutates.
If you are a Macintosh afficionado and have a yearning to know where it all started, Andy Hertzfeld’s Folklore site is a must-see.
A long, long time ago – in a different time, I possessed a Macintosh 128K. The people and history here are like gods to me.