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Tim Cook talks Apple secrecy on Mac's 30th anniversary

A brief excerpt of an ABC interview with Apple's CEO discusses Apple's penchant for keeping things under wraps, and touches on sapphire and NSA surveillance.

By January 24, 2014

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Dave Winer's first encounters with the Macintosh

guest post Dave Winer's ThinkTank outliner was among the first wave of Macintosh software products. It was love at first sight, but Winer believes the Mac stopped short of where it could have gone.

By January 24, 2014

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Apple execs reflect on the Macintosh at 30

"The best thing to happen to the Mac in last 10 years was iOS," says Bud Tribble, Apple's vice president of software technology and a member of the original Mac team.

By January 24, 2014

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Marc Benioff's teenage affair with the Macintosh

guest post Six months after watching Apple's 1984 Super Bowl commercial, the 19-year-old future Salesforce.com CEO was a summer intern at Apple writing a sample game, "Raid on Armonk."

By January 24, 2014

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Steve Jobs' perfect pitch: The Macintosh launch

guest post Former Apple executive Jean Louis Gassée takes a nostalgic look at the Mac's historic launch and promises -- not to be confused with the hard struggle later on the battlefield.

By January 23, 2014

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Mitch Kapor remembers Lotus' Macintosh bomb

After developing 1-2-3, the first popular spreadsheet for the IBM PC and compatibles, Lotus hoped history might repeat when it came to the Mac. But Lotus Jazz for the Mac failed to deliver.

By January 23, 2014

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Former Apple CEO John Sculley recalls the Macintosh launch

guest post Sculley stood behind the curtain with Steve Jobs moments before Jobs was to go on stage. Jobs was terrified, Sculley says, but once he took the stage, his presentation mastery took over.

By January 22, 2014

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Macintosh's 100-day marketing blitz: After the applause, confusion

Macintosh marketing chief Mike Murray hoped that businesses would abandon their IBM PCs to join the revolution, but it proved to be more difficult than imagined.

By January 23, 2014

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Burrell Smith: Macintosh hardware wizard

Few in the public may be familiar with Smith's work, but colleagues say this brilliant engineer's importance to the Mac is akin to what Woz meant to the first Apple computers.

By January 22, 2014

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30 years of Mac ads: How the rebel became a cause

It began as a rage against the machine. But how did Apple's ads help the Mac be seen as ultimately not part of the machine? Or did the ads matter not so much at all?

By January 22, 2014