The Computer History Museum has published the source code for the Apple II DOS. Last spring, CNET was first to report the existence of documents that led to the creation of the code.
A spring cleaning unearths a semi-rare Apple find, the Colby Walkmac, a "modded" portable Macintosh that predates Apple's Macintosh Portable.
CNET looks at newly surfaced contracts, design specs, and page after page of schematics and code, revealing how Apple created its first disk OS, a chapter of Silicon Valley history critical to its later success.
After adapting concepts from Xerox PARC to create the Lisa and Macintosh computers, Apple has spent decades trying to protect its user interface software and its hardware designs via litigation.
With news of the Apple CEO's departure shocking the tech world, many are wondering whether the company's parade of hit products can last without him or if his design and marketing philosophies are now "baked" in.
Roberts, whose MITS Altair 8800 is often cited as the original personal computer, died Thursday at age 68.
Vintage computer historians have long revered the Altair 8800. But an unknown computer project at Sacramento State beat the Altair by three years. CNET got a look at it.
A day with the massive collection of artifacts from the late psychedelic researcher reveals that he went from proponent of LSD to proponent of the PC. And back again.
After 25 years, is there much remaining of the first Macintoshes in today's much faster, more powerful models?
Three members of the team that built the original Macintosh look back on days filled with pirate flags, Nerf balls, and Steve Jobs' Zen interviewing techniques.