RetroMacCast

Hosted by James & John

Join James and John each episode where they stroll down the Macintosh memory lane.

573 Episodes

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Blatantly Bulging

     4/11/2021

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Elements of Design, PowerBook 180c, and Quadra 605.  They look back at MacAddict April 2001, and news includes MacFilm, and the best and worst Apple products of all time.

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Recreation or Recreation?

     4/4/2021

James and Steve from Mac84 discuss eBay Finds: lot of eight Macs, Mac 400K external floppy drive with box, and Apple Shinjuku store opening pin.  Steve gives us an update on his Mac84 projects, and news includes the 20th anniversary of Mac OS X, and the Mac SE/30 logic board recreation.

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It was the plug-in the whole time?

     3/28/2021

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Original Mac Picasso box, Powerbook Duo 230 plus DuoDock, and Blue Dalmatian iMac. James recovers photos from an old Olympus digital camera, and news includes iMac Pro discontinued, classic icons on your iPhone, and Justin gets real.

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Is that your hand?

     3/21/2021

James and John discuss eBay Finds: TAM Experience CDROM, original iMac, and an oddly configured Macintosh SE. Mark and Frank join to discuss the MacEffects Apple //e keyboard Kickstarter and an upcoming project, and news includes HomePod discontinued, obscure Apple products, and startup sound history.

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Marchintosh

     3/14/2021

John and Ron discuss eBay Finds: original Mac, Thunderscan, and floppy gears .  Ron McAdams talks all things Marchintosh, and news includes and old retail Apple sign for auction and iMac colors

 

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1-Bit Wallpaper

     3/14/2021

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Apple "Freedom of Expression" printer poster, Mac lot, and Tecmar serial hard drive.  John makes 1-bit wallpaper, and news includes Throwboy towels and a 3D-printed retro Mac enclosure.

 

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Three Cat Maximum

     2/21/2021

James and John discuss eBay Finds: MacEffects Mac Portable 8MB card, computer lot, and PowerBook 550c. John talks about a SCSI hard drive replacement, and news includes Action Retro Libretto Hackintosh, System 7 Today return, Lisa X Fusion X 360 Project, Floppy Emu update, and recreating a Mac SE logic board.

 

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Rule of ThumbDrive

     2/14/2021

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Mac Guided Tour audio cassette, Quadra 950, Apple umbrella. They look back at February 2001 in MacAddict magazine, and news includes mini vMac on your calculator, and a GameBoy as an Apple TV remote control.

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Apple VideoPhone Kit

     2/7/2021

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Macintosh TV remote control, Think Different crystal, and Apple 1. James opens his Apple VideoPhone Kit, and news includes Apple's quarterly report and Spotify iPod.

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Send in the Clones

     2/7/2021

James, John and Steve discuss eBay Finds: Power Computing 100, SuperMac C600, and Power Computing Field Vest. Steve from Mac84 introduces his series, "The Rise and Fall of the Macintosh Clones" and news includes the Macintosh birthday.

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Macintosh TV Test

     2/7/2021

James & John discuss eBay Finds: Power Mac G4 Cube prototype shell, Mac Classic II, and classic Mac lot . They turn on James's Macintosh TV, and news includes new iMac rumors, Baking an Apple Pi, and Mac84's new series on Apple clones.

 

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The Adventures of Connectix Guy

     1/31/2021

James & John discuss eBay Finds: Macintosh TV, Color Classic, and Macintosh 128k. They look back at MacAddict from January 2001, and news includes Apple car rumors, G5 Minecraft server, and more NanoRaptor creations. Join our Facebook page, watch us on YouTube, and visit us at RetroMacCast.


The Macintosh Office

     1/17/2021

James & John discuss eBay Finds: Mac icons mug, collection of Steve Jobs magazines, and Chiat/Day newspaper congratulations. James unveils The Macintosh Office, and news includes a tiny all-in-one Macintosh LC, Captain's Quarters II, and NanoRaptor creations.

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Holiday Gift Guide

     1/3/2021

James & John discuss eBay Finds: Bicycle for the Mind watch, Apple III, and Macintosh IIx. They share holiday gift ideas, and news includes AirPods Max, another clear case Mac prototype, and using a Quadra 700.

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The Move

     1/3/2021

James & John discuss eBay Finds: Macintosh Hello banner, Macintosh modem, and framed Mac Plus logic board. James provides an update on the big move, and news includes M1 reception, rainbow glasses, Apples Cork campus anniversary, Apple Archivist job listing, and NanoRaptor creations.

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One More Things

     12/13/2020

James & John discuss eBay Finds: 1984 ad button, Think Different watch, and Woz's Apple sunglasses. They share their favorite "One More Thing" announcements, and news includes Apple 2 lid and blue box circuit board auctions.

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12 Hour Episode

     11/9/2020

James, John discuss eBay Finds: solar car poster, Mac Plus driveway lot, and re-capped Mac SE/30. They look back at November 2000 in MacAddict magazine, and news includes the upcoming Apple Event and the Macintosh Librarian.

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Bluets and Granola Bars

     11/1/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Olympus Sys-230, Mac 128k, and NOS Quantum 40MB hard drives. They share their lists of scary Mac issues, and news includes Apple quarterly results, As the Apple Turns, and NanoRaptor creations. Check out the YouTube channel for a special guest appearance by Steve aka Mac84 showing his new G3 AIO.

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Sy's Quest

     11/1/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Saint Paul Craigslist find, Macintosh TV, and Macintosh IIfx. John reacquires a Syquest 44 drive, and news includes reusing a Mac case and MacZapper.

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Publishing Edition

     10/25/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: pin assortment,  Apple //e Christmas box sleeve, and Mac Plus floppy box. They look back at October 1990 in Macworld magazine, and news includes the Apple Event announcements and why people restore vintage computers.

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PandeMacs

     10/17/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: first Macworld issue, Macintosh Classic, and prototype PowerBook. They trace the history of Widgets through DAs, and news includes the 9th anniversary of Steve Jobs' death, Apple Event announced, pandemic uses for old Macs, and more NanoRaptor creations.

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As the Apple Returns!

     10/11/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: PowerBook 180 poster, Mac 128k, and Macintosh IIx. Jack Miller from As the Apple Turns joined them, and news includes a Zip case housed classic Mac file server solution running Netatalk.

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It's True!

     10/4/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: red MacEffects Mac SE case, Mac Plus, and large Apple collection. They remember the PPC to Intel transition, and news includes a Mac-like Amazon product, As The Apple Turns, and Dana aka NanoRaptor.

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Flower Power Power Tower

     9/27/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Macintosh Portable prototype, interesting serial Mac HD, and Apple/Braun calculator. They recap the Apple Event, and news includes  Newton, found Jobs audio, curved monitor G4 iMac, and more great NanoRaptor designs.

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Subscription Catcher

     9/13/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: OpenDoc watch, Mac Office poster, and OS8 boxers. They revisit September 1990 in Macworld magazine, and news includes an iMac/Raspberry Pi project and the upcoming Apple Event.

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68K2PPC

     9/13/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: happy Mac watch, Macintosh TV, and Macintosh IIvx. They look back at the transition to PPC from 68K, and news includes disguising an Apple Watch prototype, IIfx power supply, and the Macintosh Librarian.

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Transplanting the Mac's Central Processor: Gary Davidian and his 68000 Emulator

The PowerPC Triumph

 

 


Leakage

     8/30/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Macintosh II, 512K, and PowerBook 160. John gives an update on his super-secretive PieMate project, and news includes an Apple Glasses patent and a tiny iMac.

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Action Retro's Cursed SE

     8/30/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Japanese Apple sign, Apple numeric keypad, and iMac watch. Sean aka Action Retro joins the podcast and tells the tale of his cursed SE. News includes a Raspberry Pi bridge to connect a Mac SE/30 to the Internet.

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Undressing the Elephant in the Room

     8/23/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple dealer sign, black ADB Mouse II, and sealed Macintosh manual. Michael Mulhern joins to look back at August 1990 in Macworld magazine, and news includes Action Retro's cursed SE, and the Fortnite 1984 ad parody.

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Jimmy's JLPGA PowerBook 170

     8/16/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: 1993 JLPGA Polo Shirt, Picasso Macintosh poster reproduction, and Mac box holiday sleeve. They talk to Jimmy about his JLPGA PowerBook 170, and news includes Apple Fellows, new iMac, Apple v. Pear.

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KansasFest Report

     7/27/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple goblets, Mac IIfx, and Mac My Day poster. John reports back from KansasFest, and news includes the Apple Eras, a MacTV, and the latest from NanoRaptor.

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RWB Apple Porsche

     7/26/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Buzz Aldrin poster, Mac collection, and Gulf Racing G5. James talks about the Apple livery RWB Porsche, and news includes Twitter hack, Apple Pencil, and MacEffects clear case SE review.

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BOOTI TIME!

     7/19/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple iPod poster, Apple gym bag, and RWB Porsche 911 model in Apple livery. John demos his Apple II BOOTI USB Hard Drive Emulator card , and news includes Mac II development for Linux, big collection for sale, and Mac SE/30 modification.

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Steve from Mac84

     7/6/2020

James, John and Steve discuss eBay finds: Apple playing cards, SE/30, and G3 All-In-One.  They are joined by Steve from Mac84, and news includes Intel future predictions and early ARM Mini benchmarks.

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WWDC 2020 Recap

     7/4/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple clock, glow-in-the-dark SE case, and WWDC bag. They recap the WWDC announcements, and news includes a new mouse inspired by an old one and AppleFritter news.

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Power Macintosh 9500

     6/21/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Through the Looking Glass, MacEffects color SE cases, and Apple service binders. They celebrate the 25th anniversary of Power Macintosh 9500, and news includes a WWDC preview plus major Mac processor changes over the years.

 

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Crystal Quest

     6/14/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac II, TAM prototype, and Mac 5400.  They talk about the classic Mac game Crystal Quest, and news includes upcoming WWDC and OpenCore's Velociraptor.

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RMC Live!

     6/13/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Macintosh Portable, ASCII art, and Quadra 950.  They talk about the new YouTube live streaming option, and news includes Quadra 700 PC, AirPods Pro case, Macspotting.


Heathy Hobbies

     5/31/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: iCare bear, massive Apple collection, and Drexel mouse.  They look back at June 1990 courtesy of Macworld, and news includes iPhone 12 Max concept video, Apple watchbands, and Mac Pro skateboard.

 

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Kansasfest 2020 Preview

     5/31/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple corduroy cap, MacRenderMan, and Apple brass belt buckle. They preview Kansasfest with Chris Torrance and Paul Hagstrom, and news includes AR glasses rumors, W95 startup sound, and Apple ad’s hidden classic Mac.

 

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Secret Passion

     5/31/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: boxed System Software 5.0 Update, FannyMac, and Color Classic iPad case. They look back at May 1990 in Macworld magazine, and news includes new MacBook 13”, iMac 22nd birthday and the Secret Passion of Steve Jobs.

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Hell Froze Over

     5/4/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: G3 beige tower, IIfx, and develop’s original Mac. They discuss the history of iTunes, and news includes the Worldwide Newton Conference, Apple race car, and how the Mac has thrived since 1984.

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Rocky's Papercraft

     4/26/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: PowerBook 1400 cover inserts, Apple settop box and NIB SE/30. They chat with Rocky Bergen about his extraordinary papercraft retro computers, and news includes Dana Sibera and Macs powered by Apple.

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Excessive Fast Food Taxes

     4/25/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Quadra 800, MacEffects Clear Mac SE, and Corvette mouse cover. They play some classic Lode Runner, and news includes iPhone SE, Apple Music, HyperCard P.T. and Apple II.

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Apple Pickers

     4/12/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Color Classic II, Apple Centre Ad, and Apple sign. John saves an Apple //e, and news includes Apple-Google COVID-19 project and Wombat update.

 

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Palm

     4/12/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: iPad in a Mac, Mac cutaway poster, and 68k development system. They discuss how Palm relates to Apple, and news includes how to put an iPad in a a classic Mac and Danamania.

 

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Sorry it is an MP3

     4/4/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple Portrait Display, Quadra 605 with Apple 2 Card, Apple 2 HD prototype case, and clear case 512k. They look back at March 2000 in MacAddict, and news includes new MacBook Air, iPad Pro, and a Mac clone.

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17,037,585

     3/21/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Picasso Mac poster, external floppy drive, and recapping service. They look back at Ambrosia Software, and news includes Apple store closures, WWDC 2020, and RR Auction results.

 

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Apple IIe Clear Case

     3/5/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: 100 Apple decals, NIB Mac Plus, and unused Mac box. Mark from MacEffects talks about his latest Kickstarter: Clear Case for Apple IIe and IIgs. News includes the auction of Jerry Manock Apple items.

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Build a Perfect Website

     2/25/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Think Different jacket, MacCharlie, and lot of classic Macs. They look back at February 2000 in MacAddict magazine, and news includes Larry Tesler and a big Apple auction.

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Clear CaSE/30

     2/22/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple apron/oven mitt, Mac 512k, and Apple cookbook. John gets his SE/30 clear case, and news includes DaynaFile, attic finds, Mac Folklore Radio, and KansasFest.

 

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Macs Sold by the Pound

     2/2/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple collection, SMUG banner, and dual-floppy LC. They talk to Jimmy about his amazing Apple collection, and news includes early Gates video, Mac intro story, and Pocket Pillows.

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Cult of Mac 2nd Edition

     2/2/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: MacBook banner, Apple 2 keypad, and PowerBook 170. James reviews Cult of Mac 2nd Edition, and news 36 years since the Mac intro, iMac patent, and SE/30 Spotify app.

 

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Stripped Down

     1/25/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac faceplate, classic Mac lot, and Herman Miller poster. The Retro Mac of the Week is Mac mini, and news includes The Unofficial Apple Archive and Cult of Mac 2.0.

 

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Mac Muzzle

     1/16/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac Portable mug, TAM in box, and Mac Sales Training Guide. They look back to January 1990 via Macworld, and news includes Mac Mini, iPhone-20SC hack, BeOS, Powerbook-Mini, and Dubai Mac collection.

 

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2020 Retrolutions

     1/5/2020

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple mugs, Apple II, and Apple 1. They review retrolutions from 2019 and renew for 2020. News includes the results of the Jobs-signed floppy auction, historical Mac prices, and Macintosh Plus.


Twiggy Mac

     12/18/2019

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple snowpants, SE/30 and Quadra 950. They tell the Twiggy Mac story, and news includes Retro Tech and Rewound.

 

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Holiday Buying Guide

     12/1/2019

James and John discuss eBay finds: Power Mac banner, cutaway Mac poster, and a lot of Mac cases. They share holiday gift ideas, and news includes a Steve Jobs-signed diskette and Jony Ive's legacy of design.

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SimCity

     11/24/2019

James and John discuss eBay finds: NIB Macintosh II video card, lot of Macs, and Picasso Mac dust cover. John gets into SimCity, and news includes a 16" MBP and a Twiggy Mac up for auction.

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Unicorn with Rainbow

     11/24/2019

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac Portable batteries, beach towel, and unicorn poster. They look back at Macworld November 1989, and news includes AirPods case, Susan Kare, and Color Classic II webserver.

 

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Clear Case for Apple II and II Plus

     11/24/2019

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac advertising package, PowerBook 180 poster, and Apple director's chair. John interviews Mark from MacEffects and they discuss the Apple II clear case Kickstarter. News includes the Mac Portable turning 30 and memories of Adam Rosen.


Doom!

     11/24/2019

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple Network Server 700, DTP Laserdiscs, and Mac Portable prototype. They discuss Doom, and news includes the recent Apple announcements and the Kickstarter Apple 2 case project.

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iMac G5

     10/19/2019

James and John discuss eBay finds: Tempest Mac, Apple leather wallet, and iMac cat bed. They discuss iMac G5, and news includes connecting an original Mac keyboard to an iPhone, SE/30 webserver, redesigned Airpods, and the new Apple Card.

 

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VCF West 2019

     10/19/2019

James and David Greelish discuss eBay finds: Apple sandals, Lisa software, and iPod socks. David recaps VCF West and updates us on his Lisa documentary,and news includes a retro iPhone, Clarus, and six-color rumors.

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Talking 500 Episodes

     10/19/2019

Due to screw-ups on the part of the staff, this episode includes a segment which should have been included in Episode 500. - James

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple wrench, Lisa bezel, and Apple bag. James and John reflect on 500 episodes, and news includes fonts, Flint Center, and Apple 1 manual auction.

 

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2019 KansasFest Recap

     8/18/2019

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple Computer Clubs membership kit, Fat Mac/coolerand reproduction signs. John interviews Brian Wiser to talk about his KansasFest experience, and news includes iPod Apple Watch stand and Windows classic tweets.

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Top Essay Services

     8/18/2019

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple sign, Wheels for the Mind poster, and Apple collection. John interview Kate Szkotnicki from KansasFest, and news includes Frog Design and Jony Ive.

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Interview with Matt Maude

     7/7/2019

James and John discuss eBay finds: WWDC t-shirt, WWDC pin set, and WWDC jacket. James interviews Matt Maude from the documentary, General Magic, and news includes the WWDC announcements.

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General Magic The Movie

     6/16/2019

James and John discuss eBay finds: Software Sampler box, Macintosh TV, and a Quadra 950. They share their thoughts on the General Magic documentary, and news includes the Get a Mac ads, iPod Touch, and farewell to iTunes.

 

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Downsizing

     6/2/2019

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac 128k in box, Mac Classic II in box, and lot of Mac II cases. They discuss the Macs they would keep if they had to downsize, and news includes HyperCard, new MBP, WWDC coming, and Mac-related Kickstarter updates.

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Think Gaga

     5/25/2019

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac IIfx, Mickey's Mac Club pin, and AOL floppy. They look back at Macworld May 1989, and news includes the Apple Park opening ceremony and the new Carnegie Library Apple Store.

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Kickstarting the Lisa Documentary

     5/24/2019

James and John discuss eBay finds: Picasso poster, Mac design book, and Mac programming book. They talk David Greelish about his Lisa Documentary, and news includes the six-colored stage erected inside Apple Park.

 

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John's Recap Recap

     5/12/2019

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple pocket watch, Apple III, and framed Apple 2 poster. John starts his SE/30 recapping project, and news includes Mac ice cube tray, ROM scarves, and Marathon update.

 

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It's Show Time

     5/5/2019

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple Museum mug, Woz-signed Quadra 605 and Apple director's chair. They talk to talk about the game, The Colony, and news the announcement from the "It's Show Time" event.

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MacEffects Clear Case Project

     3/30/2019

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac compatibility chart, MacEffects prototype case, and a Drexel Mac. They talk to Mark of MacEffects about their clear case project, and news includes the recent Apple hardware announcements and a pocket Apple Watch case.

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Illustrator vs FreeHand

     3/30/2019

James and John discuss eBay finds: driveway lot, Takky Mac, and eWorld mugs. They look back at Macworld February 1989, and news includes foldable displays, 35th Mac anniversary, 1984 storyboard, and Advanced Mac Substitute.

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The Secret History of Mac Gaming

     3/30/2019

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple sign, IIGS upgrade, and the JLPGA PowerBook. John chats with Richard Moss, author of The Secret History of Mac Gaming, and news includes ContrAlto, a barn find, an SE/30 clear case project, and a Lisa gathering.

 

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John's Mobile Re-inking Service

     3/2/2019

James and John discuss eBay finds: color ImageWriter II ribbons, Apple TV promotional display, iPod Red Sox. They declare their retrolutions for 2019, and news includes an Apple catalog graphic, Mac84, and VCF Northwest.

 

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The End of the Age of Apple?

     1/12/2019

James and John discuss eBay finds: 1993 Developers CD-ROM set, beat-up //e, and an Apple computer lot. They look back at January 1989 in Macworld magazine, and news includes Bendgate, End of the Age of Apple, and Andy Cunningham interview.

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50% More Flaps!

     1/12/2019

James and John discuss eBay finds: LaserWriter Plus, NIB MessagePad 120, and The Macintosh Story on VHS. John interviews Will Scullin and his website emulators , and news includes Apple computers built in the US, and a Bad Lip Reading.

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Holiday Buying Guide

     12/12/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac Picasso hat, Apple Balloon poster/pin, and crystal Apple award. They share their favorite retro-gift ideas, and news includes a Wifi SE/30 and Airpods rumors.

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Before Macintosh

     12/9/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: Color Classic II, Quadra 700, and Apple Interactive Television Box. They get a visit from David Greelish and talk about his new Lisa project, and news includes a conceptual iPod case for Apple Watch, and more on Apple sneakers.

 

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There's more in the making

     11/18/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: 17 Apple posters, Gemini iBook, and wool hat. They look back at November 1998 in MacAddict, and news includes the Apple Event and a Vintage Repair Program.

 

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MFR v2.0

     11/18/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: Macintosh brochure, prototype TechStep, and Macintosh Picasso dealer sign. They talk with Derek from Macintosh Folklore Radio, and news includes an upcoming Apple Event, and the Apple Museum Cafe.

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Myst

     11/10/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: Bell & Howell Apple II+, Macintosh TV, and Santa Cruz paper. They talk about Myst, and news includes Carnegie Mellon.

 

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Claris the SoftCo

     10/28/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: PANIZZA, Mac 128k/Pro poster, and pre-print Apple logo poster. They talk about Claris, and news includes retro iMac concept, Myst at 25, Steve Jobs, and Classicbot.

 

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HyperCard

     10/28/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: collection of signed Apple-related items, Mac 512k ED, and a lollipop. They talk HyperCard (finally), and news includes new Apple announcements and the Apple 1 sale.

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Why the Mac Rules

     9/8/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: CompUSA Apple sign, Jasmine BackPac, and IIc LCD. They look back at September 1998 in MacAddict magazine, and news the upcoming Apple Event, Apple 1 auction, and new Throwboy pillows.


Macworld August 1988

     9/8/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: VHS cassettes, Apple sign, and a postcard from Apple. They look back at August 1988 in Macworld magazine, and news includes the books Creative Selection, Valley Genius, and Small Fry.

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MacAddict August 1998

     9/7/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: MacWorks XL, Apple LCD, and Mac briefcase. They look back at August 1998 courtesy of MacAddict magazine, and news includes 1 trillion dollars, Guy Kawasaki, and iMacs in the Henry Ford Museum.

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KansasFest 2018 Recap

     9/7/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac OS X poster, Apple club patches, and Apple Survival Pak. John and Brian recap KansasFest, and news includes an important failure and almost every Mac OS wallpaper.

 

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General Magic

     7/27/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple organizer, 2c flat panel collection, and brass paperweight. They talk about General Magic, and news includes World Emoji Day, Apple employee #345, and using a IIsi today.

 

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Love Notes to Newton

     7/19/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: NeXT brochure, pallet of Apple stuff, and TechStep. They chat with Noah Leon about Love Notes to Newton, and news includes MacBook Pro updates, General Magic, and cross-stitch Control Panel.

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Mac OS X Public Beta

     7/19/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple Cool Sounds, Apple original logo banner, and Apple shoes. They look back at the Mac OS X Public Beta, and news includes retro AirPodsApple 10 Year Anniversary, and Love Notes to Newton.

 

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Left-Handed Mac

     7/19/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac Picasso poster, Steve Jobs business card, and original Mac brochure. They look back at July 1998 in MacAddict, and news include RIP Mac, and Steve Jobs videos.

 

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No wires!

     6/11/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: G5 poster, Apple wooden sign, and NeXT system. They remember the history of AirPort, and news includes WWDC and Susan Kare.

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We can rebuild him!

     6/11/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: set of Apple posters, 95 WWDC shirt, and a prototype LC. John rebuilds his Mac Portable battery, and news includes a look ahead to WWDC, and John Sculley learned from Steve Jobs.

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20 Years of iMac

     6/11/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple 2 poster, Mac LC expansion chassis, and SWAT bundle. They commemorate 20 years of iMac, and news includes a Mac 128k unboxing, collection sale, VCF East and a cool Apple CPU display.

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MacAddict May 1998

     6/9/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: stained glass Apple, Lisa 1 mouse, and instant Mac museum. They look back at May 1998 through MacAddict, and news includes a Betamax copy of the 1984 ad, autographed Jobs Time cover, Apple retreat hotel, and the pure zen of using an old Mac.

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Takky

     6/9/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: six-color Apple poster, Woz-autographed floppy, and a Peach Apple II clone. They delve into the Takky Mac, and news includes Susan Kare, the end of Airport, and Hap's prototype collection.

 

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VCF SE 6.0 Preview

     4/16/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: classic Mac iPad mini mount, Powerbook clock, and custom sneakers. John talks to Earl Baugh from the Vintage Computer Festival Southeast, and the news includes leaks, 32-bit saying good-bye soon and Mac OS 8 on iPhone.

 

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Back to Mac

     4/16/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: SE/30, Color Classic, and Apple room sign. They catch up with Hap and his amazing prototype collection, and the news includes a Tim Cook interview, Apple processor switch, history podcast, and computer collecting tips.

 

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RetroMicrosoftCast Premiere

     4/6/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: Windows 3.1, IBM PCjr, and Zune. They pay tribute to Clippy, and news includes 80s rewind, and the Trenton Computer Festival.

 

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Mac ROM-inator

     4/6/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: WWDC pins, original Apple logo banner, and Apple Pacific mug. John gets his Mac ROM-inator working, and news includes Hap's prototype auctions, and Sosumi.

 

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Possible But Not Probable

     3/7/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple Acapulco patch, TAKKY Color Classic, and prototype IIcx. James and John look back at March 98 via MacAddict magazine, and news includes six-color logo return, Apple 1 restoration, and Steve Jobs' job application.

 

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Get your Dramamine

     2/26/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple blanket, Apple 1 replica, and Descent. James and John play some Descent, and news includes "What is a computer?", fast Apple II, and a computer battle.

 

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Have you seen my stapler?

     2/13/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple stapler, Think Different Watch, and Lisa 2. James reviews the Apple HomePod, and news includes an Apple VR goggle patent, and VCF Southeast.

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Apple Djinn

     2/13/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: Designed by Apple book, Woz business card, and Power Express 9700. News includes Apple financial results and VCF Pacific Northwest.

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What are they anyway?

     2/10/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple Bowl stein, Apple beach towel, and rare VHS tape. John gets a new scarf, and news includes the Apple HomePod release.


Saving Apple

     2/10/2018

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple Park Memory Game, Woz IIGS glass apple, and retro Apple logo tin. They look back at MacAddict January 1998, and news includes battery woes and a Warhol auction. What happened to the outro?


Eleven Years Ago

     12/24/2017

James and John premiered the RetroMacCast by introducing themselves and looking back at the first Mac, the Picasso logo, an eBay rarity, and they discuss a few current Apple stories.


One Million Sold

     12/13/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple briefcase, glass apple, and PodBrix 1984. They look back at Apple 11 years ago, and news includes Apple 2 PC case, classic iPhone skins, and ditching the Mac.

 

 


Turkey Macs

     12/13/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple knifeSmack-A-Mac, and NeXT poster. They name their turkey Macs, and news includes a Lisa 1 auctionSteve Jobs figurine, and 6 failed Apple products that were awesome.

 

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Holiday Buying Guide

     12/9/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: eMate pensbeach chair, and Apple settop boxes. They discuss great gifts for the holidays, and news includes HomePod delayApple Visitor Center opening, and Sapient Lisa boards.


Mac EvangeList

     12/8/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple playing cards, set of 6 classic Macs, and unused Mac box. They discuss the Mac EvangeList, and news includes the end of Apple fanboyism, Apple MacBook sleeve, and Steve Jobs' BMW auction.

 

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Insanely Great or Greatly Insane?

     10/20/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: Macintosh IIfxApple 2 case, and Apple settop box. They look back at MacAddict October 1997, and news includes Woz URetroChallenge, and Dharma Apple II.

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Not so FastPath

     10/20/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: Kawasaki-autographed iMac brochureApple crayons, and iPod Nano retail display. John attempts to get his FastPath 4 working, and news includes FloppyEmu on PippinAmiga, and Apple Watches in the dugout.

 

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Let's meet at our place

     10/20/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds:  Apple keychain, Apple Store poster, and Apple 1 pricelist. James and John share thoughts on all the Apple announcements, and news includes Ron Wayne, and iPod Nano obsolescence.

 

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JB Retro Collect

     9/10/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple IIImuseum posters, and Androbot Topo. John interviews Jeremy at KansasFest, and news includes another Apple 1 auction30 years of HyperCard, and Welcome to Macintosh podcast.

 

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VCF West and The Proto Preserve

     8/24/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds:  Apple Lisa 2Apple sneakers, and questionable Apple posters. Adam Rosen from The Vintage Mac Museum reports on his trip to VCF West and Hap's Proto Preserve, and news includes a John Sculley interview, and a price guide to vintage Apple computers.

 

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KansasFest 2017 Report

     8/23/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: clear Macintosh mouse10 year Apple award, and Apple specimen stock certificate. John shares his KansasFest experience, and news includes Apple financial resultsAppleMCTomiPods discontinued, and Macinbot.

 

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MacAttic Tour

     7/19/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple printers displayGemini iBook, and NIB MP2000. John gives a tour of MacAttic, and we get an update from Michael Mulhern.

 

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Back to VCF Southeast 5.0

     7/14/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: G4 PowerMacTechStep, and 2c LCD. They finish off the interviews from VCF SE 5.0, and news includes The Last Jedi traileriPhone 10th anniversary, and iPod in the movies.

 

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KansasFest 2017 Preview

     6/29/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple network poster, Woz museum poster, and 2c LCD. They preview KanasFest with Steven Weyhrich, and news includes USB Wombat, Apple 1 auction, and WWDC gifts.

 

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These go to 11!

     6/19/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: set of Apple mugs, Apple IIGS poster, and iPod HiFi. They recap WWDC, and news includes Apple Muzeumsneakers, CHIP Apple 2, and Mac Wayback Machine.

 

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Love Notes to Newton

     5/31/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac 128k, eMate, and B&H Apple ][+. Noah Leon talks about his Loves Notes to Newton, and news includes Apple Park, Retro USB, and classic networked Mac games.

 

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VCF East Recap

     5/16/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple exec trading cards, Shufflepuck Cafe, and holiday Mac packaging. Adam and Rick share their VCF East experiences, and news includes MacPaw museumBMOW, and iPhone 8 rumors.

 

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VCF SE 5.0 Recap

     5/16/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: So Far, Apple logo mousepad, and Lisa 1. John shares his VCF-SE experience, and news includes iPhone standBMOW, toy mac Photoshop and a Newton documentary.

 

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MacCaps

     4/30/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: unique iPod poster, Apple //e card, Corvette mouse. They talk to Charles from MacCaps, and news retro Mac stickers and Mac emulation at Archive.org.

 

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VCF-SE 5.0 Preview

     4/16/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: Power Express 9700, Lisa mouse and original iPhone. Brad Arnold from VCF-SE gives us a preview, and news includes Apple 1 exhibit, Tick Different, and PowerBook G4 unboxing.

 

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OPEN!

     4/11/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: Arabic Mac keyboard, Newton MP2100, and Apple shoeshine kit. They look back at Macworld April 1987, and news includes the Mac Pro, Starcraft 2017, Lego Mac, and Floppy Table.

 

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RetroConnector Update

     4/2/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple Collection clock, Apple 2 Smart Drive, and Macintosh Watch. Charles from RetroConnector gives an update on his products, and news includes WWDC, Mac Buyer's Guide and VCF Southeast.

 

 

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Clamshell G4 iBook

     4/1/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple 2 with external keyboard, IIgs MicroDrive and iMac banner. Sahil talks about upgrading Clamshell iBooks with G4s, and news includes Apple patent, Elk Cloner, and Apple II Forever.

 

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SSDs for Classic Macs

     4/1/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple III poster, original Mac, and JLPGA Powerbook with rare bag. Rick joins to talk about installing SSDs in early Macs, and news another Apple I auction and a retro iPhone 7.

 

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This Old Mac

     3/17/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple Company Store mug, MacAquarium, and Mr. Macintosh button. They look back at March 1997 in MacAddict magazine, and news Apple's slide in education and a new iPad ad campaign.

 

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Hey Puter!

     3/4/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac poster, Key Lime iBook,lighted Apple sign. John reviews some SSD solutions, and news includes found Apple documents and Apple Park.

 

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Sticky Clicks

     2/25/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: Helocar tape, Color Classic II, and Macbook banner. John shares some favorite INITs, and news includes Cybercafe, Ron Wayne, influential PCs, and Mac SE at the Genius Bar.

 

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No Fake Books

     2/21/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: strange decal, Macintosh IIfx, and Milestone poster. They catch up with Jonathan Zufi, author of Iconic, and news includes Color ClassicFloppyEmu, and a class action suit.

 

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Pomona Macintosh

     2/6/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple banner, Apple 2c NIB, and a lot of computers. John talks to Jeff Rule about his Pomona Mac creation, and news includes Seinfeld's Mac, the sale of Alex's collection, and the 1984 Super Bowl ad.

 

 

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Fresh from the Barn

     1/28/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: barn findlunchbox, and retail sign. They look back at January 1997 in MacAddict, and news includes iPhone 8 rumors, Elago Apple Watch stand, and the Vintage Mac Museum.

 

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Two Bottles on the Wall

     1/8/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: 30th poster, Apple beer, and Apple employee t-shirt gift. They look back at January 1987 in Macworld, and news includes holiday gifts, Apple watch stand, and the end of Microsoft's supremacy.

 

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Tenth Anniversary

     1/8/2017

James and John discuss eBay finds: tiny iMacs, Apple banner, and iMac keychain. They talk to Javier about his tiny Mac project, and news includes AirPods, Today in Apple History, and Susan Kare

 

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Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah

     12/17/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: dollhouse Mac, Chiat Day 20th book, iPod socks, and iMac prop. Rick walks us through using Zip disks with classic Macs, and news includes Designed by Apple, Get A Mac, and top 15 Apple ads.

 

 

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Join The People Who've Joined Apple

     12/8/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple attache, garment bag, and Jacksonville Story VHS tape. They look back at MacAddict December 1996, and news includes an old Apple classified ad, end of the dynasty, and obsolete Macs.

 

 

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M.A.C.I.N.T.O.S.H.

     12/8/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Tonka truck, Mac SD, and MACINTOSH button. They look back at Macworld November 1986, and news Apple's new book.

 

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RIP Startup Chime

     11/10/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple windsock, Newton store display, and dealer sign. They mourn the loss of a MacBook characteristic, and news includes the iToilet and Nyan Cat.


Happy Halloween!

     11/4/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds:  boomerang, Mac OS 8 truck and early Apple II. John shares some scary classic Mac games, ands news includes a recap of the Apple Event and iMacquariums.


Hello again?!?!

     10/22/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Macintosh desk sign, Mac SE notepaper, and marble Apple.  The collection spotlight is on a variant of the Apple wooden disk box, and news includes the upcoming Apple event, IBM Macs, and Apple Corps.

 

 

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To be or not to BeOS

     10/21/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple II+ puzzle, Mac Plus disk box, and Apple IIe Card.  They look at BeOS, and newsNew Mac Candle, a throwback Porsche and an Apple-Lemon.

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Freakin' Awesome!

     10/10/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple kite, MacAddict CD-ROMs, and Mac Portable.  They look back at MacAddict 20 years since it debuted, and news include an Apple themed controller, smashing iPhones, Apple rumors and a tiny arcade cabinet.

 

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We're Back!

     9/28/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple pogs, Ertl truck, and Gold Club binoculars.  They look back at Macworld September 1986, and news includes the Cult of Mac RMC article, Jobs stock certificate, Jobs photograph collection, and ProDOS update.

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Getting PC with a Performa

     8/22/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple I replica kit, NeXT Cube, and rare Apple software poster.  John gets PC with his Performa 640CD, and news includes Apple I auction update, Tekserve Mac auction, and Craigslist Mac sale.

 

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Nibble's Mike Harvey

     8/14/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: WWDC collage, Apple IIc Plus NIB, and Apple pen set.  John and Brian Wiser interview Mike Harvey at KFest (transcript), and news includes Apple I auction update, Alex and Jerry, and Tekserve auction.

 

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Cult of KFest

     8/7/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: HD20, trivia board game, and Genius Bar sign.  John chats with David Pierini from Cult of Mac at KFest, and news includes Apple I auction update, VCF West and top Apple ads.

 

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KansasFest Trip Report

     8/1/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Patagonia Apple jacket, evil empire jacket, and Apple Power jacket. John returns from KFest, and news includes BMOW, floppy disks, and an Apple I auction.

 

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KansasFest Preview

     7/11/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Macintosh t-shirt, Apple II Business Graphics, and Radio-Mac Mini. They preview KansasFest with Sean Fahey, and news some NSFW software.

 

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Moving into the Future

     7/4/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple receiving sign, vinyl banner and mint TAM. They look back at July 1986 in Macworld magazine, and news includes Apple 1 facts and the closing of Tekserve.

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Computer Museum of America Update

     6/28/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple poster, $2B goblet set, glass coaster, and wooden Apple lobby sign. David Greelish updates us on the Computer Museum of America, and news includes WWDC.

 

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The BirdMacMan

     6/26/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: orange SE, NIB ImageWriter IIs, and vintage Apples. John delivers a Mini Mac, and news includes WWDC and Big Mess o' Wires

 

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Vintage Computer Festival East XI

     5/22/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: LocalTalk kit, B&H Apple 2, and MultiServer faceplate. Rick shares his experiences from VCF East XI, and news includes 15 years of the Apple Store, and Warren Buffet.

 

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John's Mac TV and XL

     5/8/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple t-shirt collection times two, and a NIB TAM. John talks about his VCF SE acquisitions, and news includes Alex, Mac posterHap, company store shirts, and Adam

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The Secret History of Mac Gaming

     5/6/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple 2, soft briefcase, and Lisa 2. They talk to Richard Moss about his Mac gaming book project, and news Mac sales decline and 11 Apple failures.

 

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VCF SE 4.0 Interviews

     4/25/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Lisa 2, PowerBook 2300c and Mac SE. John shares interviews from VCF-SE 4.0, and news includes modern eMac, Apple I, and VCF East.

 

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VCF SE 4.0 Trip Report

     4/12/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple metal sign, Apple flag, and JLPGA PowerBook. John reports back from VCF-SE 4.0, and news includes the pirate flag, 40 years, system disks, and the last Think Retro.

 

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Road to VCF SE 4.0

     3/27/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple banner, Apple playing cards, and Apple mugs. John prepares for VCF-SE and news includes Loop In, USB-ADB, retro iMac and Wax-Woz.

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Art Vandalay

     3/12/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mini in an SE, Apple flag, and license plate. They look back at Macworld March 1986, and news includes Loop In, Apple SE, QuickTake 150, and the 4 AM Collection.

 

 

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VCF SE 4.0 Preview

     3/6/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mickey's Mac Club, Mac collection, and dinner with Woz. They preview VCF SE with Earl Baugh, and news includes BMOW, The Crazy Ones, and Think Different.

 

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Inside Jobs

     2/27/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Steve Jobs script, press kit, and autographed photo. They examine the Steve Jobs movie extras, and news includes Siri for Mac, iPad Air 3, and Steve Jobs tattoos.

 

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Blast From The Past

     2/21/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple vials, iMac G3 lot, NeXT Pi case, and crystal apple. They look back at Macworld February 1986, and news includes PiXL, iPhone bugApple failures, Apple 1, and Jobs sandals.

 

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Banned in Boston

     2/18/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Encyclopedia of Multimedia, license plate, and lucite Apple. They look at vintage vs obsolete, and news includes Software Dispatch, SE/30 for developing apps, and NeXT introduction.


Bit the Bullet

     2/7/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Pippin brochure, Portrait monitor, and Super Bowl cushion. John receives his TAM, and news favorite Apple ads, worst Super Bowl ads and other computer Super Bowl ads.

 

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Vending Machines

     2/5/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: NIB LaserWriter LS, NIB Apple //c, Apple boxer shorts and dust covers.  They look back at January 1986 and the Hard Disk 20, and news includes iPad and wireless charging rumors and Think Retro.

 

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Oh I love trash!

     1/24/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple.com hat, Studio LCD, and lucite paperweight. John shares some favorite GUI hacks, and news includes PiXL, more Apple Watch docks, and building a mini Apple III.

 

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Muggy Bear

     1/17/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: 5-year poster, Apple decals, and users group souvenir. Adam Rosen interviews Syd Bolton from The Computer Museum, and news includes Golden Globes, Oscar nominations, and KansasFest keynote announcement.

 

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OpenDoc

     1/15/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac 128k, Apple banner, and Woz-signed miniature IIgs. They discuss the history of OpenDoc, and news includes The Computer Show, 7.5.5 on iPad, and The History of Personal Computing podcast.

 

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2015 Year in Review

     1/15/2016

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple pin, Apple baseball, and HP iPod poster. They review 2015, and news includes Banksy, holiday wish lists, and the Prague Apple Museum.

 

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You're dead. Start all over.

     12/6/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Macintosh II, Apple 2 playing cards, and OpenDoc jacket. They play some Deja Vu andEnchanted Scepters, and news includes Apple Campus 2 video, Apple car, Pencil and Newton, test patterns, and USB retro mice.

 

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It was a great idea

     12/2/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds:Macquarium, Think Different poster set, and Apple logo poster. They go back to Nov '85 through Macworld magazine, and VNC on a 2c, eBay buyer's guide, and retro influences.

 

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I drew a circle!

     11/26/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac Portable, re-cap service, and Portable training videos. They discuss Andy Warhol and Macintosh, and news includes the All About Apple Museum, Steve Jurvetson, and BMOW.


Shiny Plastic Finish

     11/18/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: collection of prototypes, Think Different watch, and Apple windbreaker. James visited the National Museum of American History,  and news includes iPad Pro shipping, lego Jobs, Warhol Mac, and iPhone 6S retro.

 


No Love for the Apple 2 Team

     11/2/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: 128k Mac, NeXT Cube, and original iMac.  David Greelish joins them to discuss the Steve Jobs movie, and news includes financial results, Apple TV, and iPad Pro.

 

 

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Say hello to progress

     10/20/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple snack set, Picasso glass sign, and Mac museum. John talks more about running SheepShaver, and news the new iMac, Apple I for auction, and The Golden Apple.

 

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Insanely High Price

     10/11/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac Office poster, Mac insides poster, and Apple history poster. They look back at October 1985, and news includes the Steve Jobs movie, Joanna Hoffman, and Blake's Apple IIGS watch face.

 

 

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Does it run Doom?

     10/6/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple plotter, Apple jewelry, and Quadra 950.  James acquires a new Apple bag, and news includes El Capitan, another spaceship, and Doom.

 

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PiXL/PiSA

     9/27/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple-Indians watch, Apple sign, and iMac banner.  David Greelish interviews Adam Sommerfield about his PiXL/PiSA projects, and news includes Apple logos, 1996 Mac brochure, and failed Apple 1 auction.

 

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Pencil It In

     9/20/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Pascal posterkeychain, and The Visual Almanac.  They recap the recent Apple Event, and news Apple TV historyinsanely great poster, and latest Steve Jobs trailer.

 

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Steve Jobs Movies

     9/6/2015

James and guest co-host David Greelish discuss eBay finds: Apple logo guidelinesSharp Expert Pad, and Apple //e card.  They discuss the proliferation of Steve Jobs movies, and news includes Apple Campus 2 constructionRetroConnector,Apple I auction, and upcoming Apple Event.

 

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MacCharlie

     9/2/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Woz t-shirtWoz trading cards, and Woz yearbook.  They discuss the MacCharlie, and news includes the upcoming Apple eventPower Mac G5, and Steve Jobs movie poster.

 

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Pizzazz!

     8/23/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: laser printer beach towelApple II, and collection of Apple memorabilia.  They look back at August 1985 through Macworld magazine, and news includes computer labs, the 4th cofounder, and rumors for September.

 

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68k MLA

     8/13/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple postermug collectionNIB numeric keypad, and Mission Impossible poster.  John interviews Cory Wiegersma from 68k MLA, and Steve Jobs opera, new Jobs trailer, and rumored Fall event date.

 

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2015 KFest Interviews

     8/2/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple 2 dealer announcementNumerex Apple 2, and Sony TV.  John and Brian Wiser interviews Rebecca Heineman and Jennell Jaquays, and news Apple IIc radio scripts, Apple visitors center, and theCoMacadore Plus.

 

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2015 KansasFest Recap

     7/28/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: early Apple cassettesApple paper clip bench, and pristine Mac bag with original box.  John shares his KFest experiences, and news Bloom CountyIIGS 6.0.2Jobs documentary, and the Macworld vault.

 

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Crystal Quest

     7/14/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Lisa 2Apple coaster, and business card collection.  They talk about the classic Mac game Crystal Quest, and news includes iPod rumors, Floppy Emu videoTAM, and a National Museum of American History exhibit.

 

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KansasFest 2015 Preview

     7/5/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple golf ballsPicasso poster, and prototype set top box.  Sean Fahey previews KansasFest, and news includes the Cinnamon II smartwatch, and the full Steve Jobs movie trailer.

 

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Airborne!

     6/27/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple flutesPravetz 8C, and lot of Apples. They chat about Airborne!, and news includes Mac OS on Apple WatchSeinfeld's apartment, and Mac/Amiga case signatures.

 

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It's a Thumb!

     6/27/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple coolerMac briefcase, and Apple rug.  They look back at June 1985 in Macworld magazine, and news includes Taylor Swift and Big Mess O' Wires' Floppy Emu.

 

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Trix are for kids!

     6/14/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Jobs business cardMacSnapJLPGA PowerBook 170, and Apple jacket.  They recap WWDC 2015, and news includes the new iTunes icon, and Lonnie Mimms and his computer collection.

 

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VCF 3.0 SE Podcasters

     6/7/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: IIGS lotApple buttons, and MacTable.  James joins other podcasters from VCF SE 3.0, and news a magazine collectionClarus, and Jobs vs Gates.

 

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Oz Kfest

     6/1/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Macintosh PortableWoz-autographed Apple //e, and Mac's Place coasters.  James and John to talk to Michael about Oz Kfest, and news Apple 1 recyclingBeOSwax WozGates vs Jobs, and a Mac Phone.

 

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More from VCF SE 3.0

     5/25/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: pewter Apple 2Apple 1 replica, and huge Macintosh collection.  James talks to Chris and Ben at VCF SE 3.0, and news includes the Steve Jobs trailerPower Mac 7300, and Apple II to Cinema Display.

 

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VCF-SE 3.0

     5/9/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Woz business cardSharp Expert PadSymbolics MacIvory Quadra 700, and Mac Plus lamp.  James talks to David Greelish at VCF SE 3.0, and news includes Jobs business cardsFloppy EmuADB mouse hack, and old Apple photos.

 

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VCF East X

     4/26/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Canon CatKodak PowerCD, and Apple signAdam reports from VCF East X, and newsQuickTake 100, Flickr Apple.com homepage archive, and Floppy Emu Apple II compatibility.

 

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Apple II Watch

     4/19/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac bannerblue Apple II+ and Apple 1 collection.  James chats with DJ from Instructables about his Apple II Watch, and news Mac 1984 ad parodyG4 appletini bar, and the first Apple home page.

 

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Digital Audio Rebellion

     4/12/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Star Wars Audio ClipsVisual Clips, and Star Warped.  James and John look back at classic Star Wars Mac games, and news includes the Apple 2 Watch.

 

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My boss and my friend

     4/5/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac factory brochuretest drive keychain, and lucite classic Mac.  James and John open the Macworld time capsule from April 1985, and news includes 32x32Apple Watch, and Tecnobytes teaser.

 

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Alert and Beware!

     4/5/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple ski sweaterknit hat, and Mission Impossible jacket.  James and John check out Bill's BBS, and news includes a look back at the 12" PowerBookApple II floppy emulation, and a Silicon Beach ad.

 

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We don't need no stinkin' ports!

     3/22/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple coolerskyline posterSmack-A-Mac 2.  John's shares is Apple III progress, and news includes the Apple announcements and the Fassbender NeXT poster.


The Future's So Bright

     3/9/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac promo setNIB Apple //e card, and a rare t-shirt.  James gets an update from Steve at Big Mess o' Wires, and news includes Apple Watch, new Jobs book, and Think Retro.

 

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VCF-SE 3.0 Preview

     2/28/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: NIB Power Mac 8600prototype mouse, and Dec '77 Byte magazine. They preview VCF-SE 3.0 with Brad Arnold, and news includes Spring Forward, Lisa compatibility for Floppy Emu, and 
Woz dares to invent the personal computer.

 

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Haunted Macintosh

     2/16/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple Power bannerAdam Ant //c+ and Genius Bar sign. They look back at Macworld magazine in February 1985, and news includes the Apple carLisa teardown, and a haunted MacBook.

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Will Podcast for Food

     2/8/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple coastersBongo poster, and picnic mat.  James adds to his collection at Tech 15, and news includes the extras casting callphotos, and a release date for the upcoming Jobs biopic along with a Jobs documentary and the Mac ROM-inator

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PowerBook Air

     1/26/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple decalsApple I in a II case, and Think Different novelties.  John's walks us through his PowerBook Duo 280c upgrade, and news includes Apple Watch '95MacUser UK RIP, and MacBook sightings.

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Macintosh Pioneers

     1/18/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple attacheMacintosh lot, and Apple calculator.  James and John revisit January 1985 through Macworld magazine, and news includes about boxesclassic Mac facelift, and filming in the garage.

 

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Factory Error

     1/5/2015

James and John discuss eBay finds: Muhammad Ali posterMacintosh briefcase, and Apple sign.  James and John take a look back at 2014 and look forward to 2015, and news includes another Apple lawsuit, iPod classic case concept, and lucky bags.  

 

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Floppy Emu HD

     12/20/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple mouse-shaped soapletter opener, and leather mouse pad.  James chats with Steve Chamberlin about Floppy Emu, and news includes iPod lawsuit, eMatehigh school articleApple 1 auction, and gift guide.

 

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What the Heck?

     12/7/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: MacRecorderiLamp, and Edventure mug.  They talk to modder extraordinaire Ben Heck, and news includes the Apple garageadjustable keyboardThe WozWayne documents, and FloppyEmu.

 

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The Classic Edition

     11/23/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple tankardLisa jacketCinema prototype, and Apple sign. They talk to Jonathan Zufi about the updated version of ICONIC, and news includes FloppyEmu HD20 work, expensive ApplesJobs biopic news, and pirate flags.

 

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10-4 Good Buddy

     11/16/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Picasso Mac keychainApple employee award, and replica Apple 1. They talk about an Ertl/Apple toy truck, and news includes Think RetroSorkin commentsMPW animation, and ET excavation.

 

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Lode Runner

     11/10/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple item collectionApple stein, and varsity jacket. They remember the classic gameLode Runner and news includes old Mac usesApple timeline 2048, and 900 classic arcade games.


Fat Mac

     11/2/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Newton MessagePadMac Software Sampler, and famous Apple III.  They look back at Macworld November 1984, and news includes record Apple 1 saleJobs biopic castingPirates of Silicon ValleyFloppy Emu caseshistory poster, and G5 furniture

 

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RIP Macworld Expo

     10/21/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: iPhone posterPodbrix Keynote, and MacOS watch. They share Macworld Expo memories, and news includes new Apple announcements, Christian Bale, and Apple's #1 fan.

 

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Picasso Artwork

     10/16/2014

John and guest co-host Adam Rosen from the Vintage Mac Museum discuss eBay finds: Quark QC 20 hard driveiMac banner, and Applied Engineering z-RAM card. Adam shares his collection of Picasso Mac artwork, and news includes an interview with Jony Ive, Apple event, and iOS adoption rate.

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Visionary Entrepreneur

     10/5/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: prototype UnidiskJobs original art, and massive Apple collection. James reviews aJobs documentary, and news includes Capt CrunchJobs vs DellJobs biopicSlices of Apple, and Mac OS 9.

 

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Out of the Box

     9/28/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Andy Warhol's Macintosh2c portability kit, and Apple license plate. John gets a boxed copy of Marathon, and news includes bendgate, Retro MBAFloppy Emu Lego case, and Fat MacMini.

 

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History of Personal Computing

     9/13/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: lost Apple commercialBanana Jr inspired mug, and stained glass sign. Jeff and David from the History of Personal Computing podcast are interviewed, and news includes iPhone 6Apple WatchMacworld RIP, and the click-wheel.

 


Hap's Proto Preserve

     9/6/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Newton lab coatMac software developer poster, and Comic Capers. James chats with collector Hap, and news includes iCloud photos, Frog design, and old concept drawings.

 

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Long in the Sawtooth

     8/31/2014

James and Derek discuss eBay finds: Apple wood cratePorsche Test Drive poster, and acrylic paperweight. They discuss the Sawtooth Power Mac G4, and news include 9.9.2014Mac Portable, and Multitouch Theater.

 

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Mark Twain

     8/23/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: NIB Workgroup Server 6150NIB StyleWriter, and Apple velour jacket. They talk about aprototype Apple IIGS, and news includes Jim Yurchenco, and a Pages Easter egg.

 

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KansasFest Wrap-Up

     8/18/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: 128k MacApple III+, and Apple lot. John chats with Brian WiserBill MartensJason Scott, and Vince Briel. News includes iPhone 6 date and the Apple Catalog.

 

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Discy Business

     8/3/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: iPod Nano displaydeveloper CD collection, and prototype Mac Portable. John interviews Ken Gagne and Margot Comstock, and news includes a PCMCIA phoneMatt's StarLord, and Apple II training video.

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You get a Galaxian!

     7/26/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Atarisoft gamesDisk II SD card reader, and an Apple II. John reports from KansasFestand news includes Nibble MagazineStickers ad, and Flapple Bird.

 

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KansasFest Preview

     7/12/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mission Impossible Apple jacket1984 Podbrix, and Mac II prototype. John looks forward to KansasFest, and news includes Motter Tektura and Miniature Monitor II.

 

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Coming up Previous

     7/5/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac briefcaseApple umbrella, and Performa luggage. They talk about the PreviousNeXT computer emulator, and news includes Chris Espinosa and his mom's MacBlake's Lisa 2Retro BattleStations, and MacDouble D-D, and Mac Plus video.


Xceedingly Rare

     6/28/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple stickers, Apple 2 license plate, and prototype Apple 2 power supply. They talk about the Micron Xceed Color 30HR video card for the SE/30, and news includes Apple //e and Raspberry PiiMac as a monitor to an Apple 2Susan Kare talk, and Lego creations.

 

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DOS Bigots Will Drool

     6/14/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac SE PatchMac necklace, and Apple Logo briefcase. They look back at June 1994 courtesy of MacUser, and news includes kids reacting to an Apple 2big iPhonesVision in Black, and Apple sign auction.

 

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High as a Kite

     6/9/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Lisa 2TAM, and TechStep. James talks about his strange Apple logo kite, and news includes WWDC, Finder iconportrait Mac, and Tetris 30th.

 

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SCI2HD

     5/18/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Think Different pocket watchSpectre VR, and Newton lot. John reviews the SCSI2SD adapter, and news includes Apple signs for auction.

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VCF SE 2.0 Interviews

     5/10/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: early Apple product info, Mac emulation board for Amiga, and Jobs custom Pixar car. John talks with folks at the Vintage Computer Festival Southeast 2.0, and news includes BeatsUnreal TournamentMazeWars, and bumper stickers.

 

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John from VCF SE 2.0

     5/4/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple //e clock standApple Graphics Tablet, and tissue box cover. John reports fromVCF SE 2.0 and news includes Woz on 50th BASIC anniversarySCSI drive data recovery, and Lisa I for auction.

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VCF SE 2.0 Preview

     4/27/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple 1 replicaApple III, and TechStep prototype. They chat with Brad Arnold from theVintage Computer Festival Southeast 2.0 and news includes Steves manga, recycling Macs, and KansasFest.

 

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VCF East 9.1

     4/19/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: iMac bannerwooden Disk II, and Mac clocksAdam stops by to talk about the Vintage Computer Festival East, and news includes John Sculley and HBO's Silicon Valley.

 

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Superstar!

     4/14/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: lot of classic MacsPepsi Lisa button, and rare Apple balloon. They discuss the Clear Light Superstar, and news includes Frog Design prototypesJobs tribute sculpture, and Jobs manga.

 

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JOBS Special Features

     4/6/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple windsockPicasso manualNIB Mac IIci, and Mac-n-PC. James looks at the JOBS blu-ray special features.  News includes QuickTakesSusan KareApril Fools, and ideas for displaying Apple peripherals.

 

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Hell Froze Over

     3/22/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac II prototypeApple II Pascal, and iTunes for Windows poster. James acquires yet another Apple sign, and news includes Christian Bale as Jobs and a massive Apple collection for sale.

 

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Buckle Up!

     3/16/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple set-top boxLisa 2/10, and 1984 Mac keychain. They look back at March 1994 using the MacUser time capsule, and news includes LaserWriter history and an abandoned Apple store.

 

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Freestyle Tablet Mac

     3/8/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Newton Power Organizer PackApple 2 cassettesiPod retail display, and translucent green Color Classic. James talks about his Freestyle tablet Mac, and news includes CarPlay5300 saviorApple 1 project,Apple education video, and SCSI2SD card.

 

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Young Steve Jobs

     3/1/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Future Power A10Uthernet card, and Power Computing clone. James reviews the latest from Legend Toys, and news includes ugly Macsugly statues, and OldHex 2.0.

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Green Mac

     2/22/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: 30th Mac t-shirt and posterDynamac, and custom Jobs leather jacket. Bob tells us about his rare Color Classic II prototype, and news includes UnitronJobs stampse-waste Jobs, and KansasFest keynote announcement.

 

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Big Mess o' Wires

     2/16/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Picasso Mac sweatshirtHyperCard buttons, and an Apple museum. They chat with Steve Chamberlin from Big Mess o' Wires, and news includes American Cooltime capsule opened, and the real inspiration for the Picasso Mac logo.

 

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Bulgarian SDFloppy II

     2/9/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: NeXT bannerMacintosh TV, and Mac banner. John talks about the SDFloppy II, and news includes Woz adviceclear prototypesCelebrate the MacMactracker, and vintage Mac reviews.

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Hap's House

     2/2/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: System 7 button setLOZ Steve Jobs, and boxed Mac Portable. James visits Hap to see new additions to his collection, and news includes Apple financials1984 Mac reportInsanely Great, and Smack-A-Mac.

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Happy 30th Birthday Macintosh!

     1/26/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple Gift Catalog brochureTwiggy mouse, and boxed Mac 128k. James attends the Mac 30th Celebration, and news includes Apple marking the event, 128k teardownMac intro animation, and unseen Mac demo video.

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Sophistication & Simplicity

     1/18/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: iPad Verizon poster, Mac display case, and Mac SE FDHD C-2. They chat with Steven Weyhrich about his new book on Apple 2 history, and news includes iPhone in China and Nest purchased by Google.

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ICONIC SE

     1/12/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple pocket watchNIB Mac Plus, and Apple prototype server. Jonathan Zufi returns for an update on ICONIC and the Special Edition, and news includes the upcoming Macintosh 30th Celebration.

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Zen & the Art of Michael Green

     1/6/2014

James and John discuss eBay finds: NeXTstationThrough the Looking Glass, and So Far. John talks to Michael Green, author of Zen & the Art of the Macintosh, and news includes Mac Pros shipping, Jobs on DVD, Adam's year in review, and OpenEmu.

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Hap's Apple Collection

     12/15/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: Think Different Buzz Aldrin bannerBasis Apple II clone, and neon Apple sign. Hap talks about his collection of rare prototypes, and news includes signed Jobs documentsurfing on a PlusMacSmith, and Sophistication & Simplicity.

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iPod Hi-Fi

     12/8/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: 1997 calendar poster, Apple cufflinks, and Think Different book. They talk about the iPod Hi-Fi, and news includes Nelson MandelaJony Ive's Newton 110Nerds the musical, and the Show Me Apple museum for sale.

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Gemini iBook

     11/24/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: Macintosh II poster, very colorful iBook, and lot of Power Mac towers. They chat with Adam about his Gemini iBook, and news includes Project RED auctions and the latest Apple 1 sale.

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Mint in Box!

     11/17/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: Power Mac G4 Cube, Apple 2 paddles and tapes, and autographed Apple belt buckle. They look back at November 1993, and news includes Jony Ive bookApple 2 source codeEddie Cue accepts for Steve, and CSS Macintosh Plus.

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Macintosh Friend

     11/11/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: Inside Macintosh draft, MOS 6502 chip (12), and Apple director's chairs. John chats with James Friend about the Mac emulator he ported to the web. News includes Innovation Uncensored and animated GIFs on an Apple 2. 

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Basement Remodeling with Jeremy

     11/3/2013

James and Jeremy discuss eBay finds: Mac II caseNIB Mac Plus, and Woz-autographed schematic. James catches up with Jeremy, and news includes Sweet 16, a review of the new Jobs book, Twiggy Mac auction, historic Jobs home, and browser-based Mac emulator.

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WOZPAK Special Edition

     10/19/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: Floppy EmuAT&T EOApple sign, and Apple campus cookie. John interviews Brian Wiser and Bill Martens about WOZPAK, and news includes Campus 2Jobs dollsChrisann's bookHomebrewCloudPaint, and Woz in Moscow.

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ICONIC

     10/6/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: stained glass Apple balloonApple /// magazine, and an old briefcase. Jonathan Zufi shares with us ICONIC: A Photographic Tribute to Apple Innovation, and news includes behind-the-scenes of the iPhone unveiling and the Cast of Jobs.

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Twiggy Mac Reunion

     9/28/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: PowerMac 9500Apple pen holder, and Apple brass box. They talk to Shrine of Apple's Jonathan Zufi about the Twiggy Mac reunion, and news includes iMacs, iPhones, Jobs' childhood homeMac Plus Nano dock, animated Mr. Macintosh.

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Please choose an activity

     9/14/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple software guideApple Collection catalog, and Rethink posterDavid joins them to talk about his Tiger Learning Computer, and news includes new iPhones, Microsoft parodiesJohn Sculley, and assembling the Lego Apple //c.

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Knuckle Couplers

     9/8/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple 10-Year service awardLisa 2, and lot of Mac stuff. They look at the Lionel Apple Train Car, and news includes the Colors of Apple, Nano Mac, and Oral History of Apple Design.

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Mini-Me's Maxi-Mac

     8/31/2013

James and Adam from the Vintage Mac Museum discuss eBay finds: NIB Apple //cLisa 1, and clear Macintosh SE. The Retro Mac of the Week is the 17" PowerBook G4, and news includes retro colored iPhones, and Woz visits Singapore.

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I shall call it Mini Mac!

     8/24/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: NIB Silentype printer, NIB Apple //e, and Chaplin Macintosh poster. John talks about his one-third scale Mac, and news includes Ballmer, iWork in the iCloud, and golden iPhones.


JOBS

     8/19/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: The Studio signApple Network Server, and NIB Power Macintosh G5. They share their thoughts on JOBS the movie, and news includes the Tiger Learning Computer, Susan's Kare's Kutcher iconNewton Remembered, and Twiggy Mac Lives!

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weeMac

     7/27/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: G3 Desktopdollhouse Mac, and Mac Pro trash can. They look back at July 2003 via MacAddict magazine, and news includes quarterly results, Jobs, and hacking Apple.

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Provenance

     7/20/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: Pete Marwick Mac bagMac 512k ED, and gift from Steve Jobs. Johns has begun work on his 1/3 scale Mac Plus, and news includes History of Mac, and Pebble.

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Kottke Talks Apple II, Mac and More

     7/14/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: HD20Macintosh IIfx, and TAM. Daniel Kottke speaks at VCF-SE (Part 4), and news includes Douglas EngelbartApple I sold, jOBS posteraluminum Apple II, and MaCool.

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Steve Never Smelled Bad to Me

     6/30/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: MacTableApple 2+ puzzle, and Apple 1 replica. Daniel Kottke speaks at VCF-SE (Part 3), and news includes more Apple Christie's auctionsLeisure Suit Larry ReloadedPowerpig's Apple //c, and Todd McClellan's exploded Mac Classic.


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Matrix Computer Company

     6/22/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: NIB Mac Plus, German Apple 2 clone, and Apple posterDaniel Kottke speaks at VCF-SE (Part 2), and news includes Apple design mistakesApple 1 auctionJobs trailereWorld, and Jobs documentary.

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One, Four or Twelve

     6/15/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple Zippo Tool, Apple pencil cup, and set of Apple buttons. Daniel Kottke speaks at VCF-SE (Part 1), and news includes WWDC 2013.  

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Apple Pop-Up Tour

     6/9/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple golf ballsiPod banner, and autographed monitor/diskette. James and John tour the Apple Pop-Up Museum, and news includes Lee ChowPicasso inspired artwork, and Apple history print

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Tic Tac Toe!

     6/2/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple 2 posterMacintosh 128k poster, and Apple 1 replica kit. James talks to Jim Steiner about his mechanical Tic Tac Toe computer, and news includes forgotten Apple productsColby WalkmaciPad-floppy connection, and Apple I record auction sale.

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Mike & The Replicas

     5/25/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple So Far book, Woz & Jobs Podbrix, and Redstone Apple //e clone. They talk to Mike Willegal about his Apple I and SCELBI replicas, and news includes iWatches, a G5 grill, and Apple I auction news.

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Sold the Tandy

     5/13/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple 1 replica, Woz-signed Apple award, and Outbound Mac clone. They interview 12-year-old Apple collector Alex, and Scott who has an unusual Macintosh SE. News includes a $110,000 dinner, countdown to 50 billion, and RetroPie.

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A Hacker's System

     5/5/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple 2 lighter, Apple dealer sign, and Woz-signed Mac brochure. They interview Jonathan Zufi from Shrine of Apple, and news includes Fester Mudd, Apple I at auction, and Braun ET66.

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Apple Pop-Up Interview

     4/27/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple jean jacket, Jobs/Gates Fortune magazine, and priceless natural wonder. They speak with Apple Pop-Up Museum's Lonnie and Tereze, and news includes Jobs' //eGOG gamesiTunes history,quarterly resultsWWDC, and charity lunch with Tim Cook.

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RetroMacCast Live from VCF-SE 1.0

     4/21/2013

James and John take their show on the road to the Vintage Computer Festival Southeast 1.0. eBay Finds are slides of an Apple I and Apple logoNeXT Cube case, and Lisa 1. David Greelish helps review iSteve followed by a trivia contest.

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Laughton's DOS and the Disk II

     4/13/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: international Apple poster, Apple note cube, and Apple rug. Steve Weyhrich from Apple2History.org talks about the Apple Disk II Disk Operating System, and news includes Apple Pop-Up Museum previewOpenEmu, and Pathways into Darkness.

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Apple IIGS-CFFA

     4/7/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: PowerCD case1997 Macworld mug, and Apple flag. Johns talks about his compact-flash based Apple IIGS, and news includes historical Disk II docs, Steve Jobs rememberedschematic postershistoric Microsoft photo, and iSteve trailer.

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Apple Raspberry Pi

     3/30/2013

James and John are joined by Derek to discuss eBay finds: Apple Education button, Apple 2 brochure, and Apple sign reproduction. Derek shares his experience with Raspberry Pi, and news includes Lego ApplesComputer Chronicles, Steve Jobs' return to Apple, iMac chandeliers, and Jobs manga.

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One Notion Under Jobs

     3/25/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: Networking in Hell poster, wooden Apple logo sign, and Apple company ID warning. John gives an update on his SSD-based SE/30, and news includes Basilisk II on Raspberry PiJobs delayiSteveLego Apple II, and Woz at Denver Apple Pi in 1984.

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Moof Brau

     3/9/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: rare Jobs' garage slide, Clarus the Dogcow beer, and Classic II. They look back at MacUser March 1993, and news includes an Atari 2600 iPhone dockMatt Groening's Apple work, and Quickcam on an Apple //e.

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Frog is F'ing Good

     3/2/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple jigsaw puzzleApple-Bose speakers, and Apple chalice. James talks about the Hartmut Esslinger book Design Forward, and news includes Byte on Archive.org and the abandoning of the Newton trademark.

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David talks VCF SE 1.0

     2/23/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: Macintosh Office posterPravetz Apple 2 clone, and Steve Jobs flower pot. David Greelish shares co-host duties and talks about the Vintage Computer Festival Southeast 1.0. News includes the actual iCar,abandoned Apples, a Macintosh pen holder, and the FloppyDays podcast.

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The Powerpig Interview

     2/17/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: eWorld mug, Macintosh accessory box, and can of G3 soda. They interview Chris McVeigh about his Apple inspired Lego creations, and news includes mini Steve JobsNose JobsVCF SE 1.0 on Kickstarter,Matt's eMate 300, Photoshop source code, and the 20th anniversary of Macintosh Color Classic.

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iMacWorld Report

     2/9/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: prototype 400k drive and TAMLisa 1Wheels shirt, and two Apple Cafe jackets (1) (2). Brian reports on his trip to Macworld/iWorld, and news includes PBS's SIlicon Valleyfive top Apple mods, and VCF Southeast 1.0.

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It's not a doll!

     2/3/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: Macintosh SE/30, Apple employee badgeBeBox, and Test Drive a Mac poster. James shares his Legend Toys Steve Jobs figure, and news includes Ashton at MacworldLisa quirksProject Genesis, and Lego Mac.

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Macintosh Sales Training Guide

     1/27/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: clear Newton MessagePad 110Cyberdog penApple decanter set, and neon Apple logo sign. James looks at the Macintosh Sales Training Guide, and news includes jOBS and 15 years of Apple.com.

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Like a Porsche

     1/20/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple I replicaLionel/Apple train car, and MultiServer. Collection Spotlight is on a TrueScale Apple Computer Porsche, and news includes the 30th anniversary of Lisa and Apple //e, iMac G4 mods, Leisure Suit LarryLode Runner Classic, and Riven.

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Android Mini vMac

     1/12/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: NIB Newton MP130, Macintosh 128k, and The North Face/Apple vest. They interview Gil Osher who ported mini vMac to Android, and news includes a Jobs memorialIDEO founder David KelleyApple knockoffs, and NES emulator in a Mac Classic.

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2012 Review-2013 Preview

     1/5/2013

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple TV posterApple lotNeXT system, Woz-signed Apple 1 replica, and Apple set-top box. They review 2012 and preview 2013, and news includes jOBS opening, Jordan Mechner interviewNewton, and Silicon Valley PBS documentary

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WOZPAK

     12/29/2012

James and John discuss eBay finds: Classic IIBell & Howell Apple 2Macintosh SE, and large Apple computer collection. They talk about WOZPAK, and news includes a Mac Plus clockDesign Forward, and Sophistication & Simplicity.

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Happy Holidays!

     12/25/2012

Here's a repost of a holiday greeting from four years ago.  Enjoy!


It's not late, it's retro!

     12/22/2012

James and John discuss eBay finds: NIB Power Macintosh G4, Apple icon watch, and Apple Store Genius sign. They offer their holiday shopping guide, and news includes KaratekaKansasFest, and Vintage Computer Festival Southeast.

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iPad Cajolers

     12/15/2012

James and John discuss eBay finds: NeXT posterWOZPAK, Apple sweater, and tie.  They talk about running Apple emulators on Android tablets, and news includes startup sounds, Apple I auction, and Apple I collector interview.

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Forbidden Fruit

     12/10/2012

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac IIfxMac TV, and Mac 128k and TAM from Welcome to Macintosh.  They talk about notable adult software for Apple computers, and news includes iTunes history, old Mac factoryAshton as StevePong WorldVectrex on iOS, Sonnet history, and Apple ad archive.

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Dukakis for President

     11/25/2012

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple watch, Woz envelopeNeXT CubeLisa, and clear SE.  They give a brief history of Macintosh viruses, and news includes a Jobs signed chipOSX on a PortableprototypesWoz with a Coz, and early Apple I photographs.

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That puppy is huge!

     11/17/2012

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple paperweight, IIc t-shirt & tieAndrobot Topo II, lot of classic Macs, and 60 Mac collection.  News includes details leaked on Steve Jobs movie, and interview with Walter Isaacson.

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Woz with a Coz?

     11/10/2012

James, John, and Jeremy discuss eBay finds: iPad poster, Apple and IBM wooden boxes, and Apple Boogie tape.  We catch up with Jeremy, his collection, and podcasts.  News includes a cool iPhone modlost Apple products, and Woz starring in a video game

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The Lost Interview

     11/4/2012

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple flagApple 20SC hard drive, and Apple Macworld Expo turtleneck shirts. James reviews Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview.  News includes iPad mini, classic games for OS X, the ugliest Apple product, and a Field Guide to the Land Before Macs

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Frito Residue

     10/21/2012

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac Plus prototypeApple kites, unreleased Lisa logo badge, and unique Apple sign. They talk about the Golden Apple Club, and news includes the upcoming Apple announcement, 6 rare Macs, and a collection of Apple print ads.

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Spontaneous Combustion

     10/14/2012

James and John discuss eBay finds: Golden Apple Pin, Wicked Fast button, Portable banner, IIc LCD, Apple Wine, and Howard. News inclues Sculley and Jobs talks, Fremont factory, Steve Jobs rememberedApple IDavid Greelish, Andrey's museum, Pretender videoiOS 86, and 5 weird Macs.

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Dust Bunnies

     9/30/2012

James and John discuss eBay finds: Mac family poster, Mac launch briefcase, and Steve Jobs high school yearbook. They walk through steps upon getting an old Mac, and news includes wax JobsUSB HD in a floppy drive128k t-shirt. Finally Charles is selling his Disk II Mac Mini.

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Finding Old Macs

     9/15/2012

James and John discuss eBay finds: Apple I replica, TAM, NIB //c+G3 AIO, and NIB 4400.  They talk about resources for finding old Macs, and news includes iPhone 5 and a spectacularly awesome tattoo.

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Why buy old Macs?

     9/8/2012

James and John discuss eBay finds: Super Bowl XIX lot, Apple History Poster, and Siemens NotePhone.  They offer solid reasons for buying old Macs, and news includes iPhone 5 press event announced, previously unseen Steve Jobs pictures, and Project Genesis is looming.

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MultiServerUniFile

     9/1/2012

James and guest co-host Jonathan from Shrine of Apple discuss eBay finds: Woz yearbookQuadra 950, and Apples III slot-machine sign.  Jonathan gives an update on his Shrine of Apple, and news includes Blit, Apple I auction, floppy disk history, and Woz's trading card.

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The Tribe Has Spoken

     8/25/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: 2 sets (2) of Apple buttons, an Apple blanket, Jobs name badge and an Apple pennant. The Retro Mac of the Week is the Quadra 700, and news includes the verdict, Ashton's 90s Jobsclassic system sounds in Mountain LionG4 table, and hidden SE ROM pics.

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Billion Dollar Goblets

     8/18/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: 3 Apple set-top boxes (1,2,3), Power Macintosh business card desk clock, and billion dollar goblets.  James talks about his rare laser-etched Apple floppy disk box, and news includes Shrine of Apple interview, bluetooth ADB mouse, and the Padintosh case.

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Some Changes Are Being Made

     8/11/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Think Different poster set, Apple Cooler-Radio, and Apple belt buckle.  James shares memories of his Apple Citibank Credit Card, and news includes Dan Kottke, Russian Apple MuseumByte Cellar, Mac Team videos, and Apple vs Samsung.

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John's Macintosh SSDE/30

     8/5/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Macintosh Test Drive glove, Apple umbrella, color Mac 128k, and early boxed, employee Macintosh. John talks about his effort to get a solid state drive in his SE/30, and news includes TRS-80 35th birthday, and Off the Mothership.

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KansasFest 2012

     7/28/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: TechStep, Apple II+ Developer System, and Apple Golden Club lot.  Brian Wiser reports on his visit to KansasFest, and news includes disk-less Apple II, 1984 Easter EggJobs on Wired, Pixar Image Computer, and the 1997 MacAdvocate CD-ROM.

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While Supplies Last!

     7/21/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: a clear Newton MessagePad 110, and a 128k Macintosh with box and without.  James talks about when Apple logo items were plentiful and cheap, and news includes the iPad prototype and the tenth anniversary of iMac G4.

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Internet Launchpad

     7/16/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: John Sculley business cards, NIB SE/30, and German Apple catalog. They conclude their series on Apple modems with GeoPort, and news includes the Disk II wrench, what to do with an empty Mac case, and an awesome Apple II illustration.

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43 iPads

     7/9/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: set of 1984-2004 posters, Apple II carrying case, and mysterious Apple bear.  They talk about Apple modems for Macs, and news includes mini-iPad rumors, the most expensive Apple computers, AppleSoft in a browser, and the lost Steve Jobs interview on iTunes.

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Apple Cafe

     6/30/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Apple IIc LCD, Apple Director's Chairs, and Profile Cases.  James chats with Dave Cobb, Creative Director on the Apple Cafe project, and news includes Macintosh emulators and a Woz speech in 1984.

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Cadillac of Modems

     6/24/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Apple Cafe jacket, Think Different watch, and prototype PowerBook 5300cs.  They talk about modems for the Apple II, and news include Microsoft's iPad killer and running mini vMac on a B&W Nook.

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One-Fifty

     6/16/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: NIB iMac DVgarment bagbriefcasepenApple III+PortableApple I ReplicaNIB PB270c, and Graphics Tablet.  News includes the Apple I Sotheby's auction, Macintosh II birthday, Apple II+ teardown, and Apple Collection catalog.

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McFrugal

     6/2/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Apple cigarette case, historic IMSAI, and Apple I. They talk more about the history of telephone modems in Part 2.  News includes Sotheby's auctions, Apple II Byte articleclear SEiOS MarathonNewton Reconsidered, AllThingsD Jobs videos, and HyperCard 25th anniversary.  


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Tension vs Obstacle

     5/19/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Apple timeline poster, Apple hockey jerseys, and original Macintosh.  They start a series on modems, and news includes Matt's Starkintosh, updates on a pair of Steve Jobs biopics and a G5 Macquarium.

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The Fighting 32nd

     5/7/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: HAVAC Apple II cloneeOne, and warehouse full of Apple computers.  They discuss the Apple 1944 sales inspirational video for MacOffice, and news includes the Floppy Emu.

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Blows Six Colors

     4/28/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Lisa 1 with original box, clear eMate, and Twiggy prototype Macintosh. The Collection Spotlight is on an Apple Windsock, and news includes Lost Steve Jobs Tapes, awesome iPad casemagic ticket, quarterly earnings, and Scoopertino.

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Vintage Computer Festival East 8.0

     4/7/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Macintosh IIfx, Macintosh banner, and rare Apple shirts. James interviews Evan Koblentz about the Vintage Computer Festival East, and news includes Ashton as Jobsphotos inside Apple HQ, and hope for an Apple museum in the new Mothership.

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April Fools

     4/1/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Bandai Pippins, New-In-Box Performa, and Apple IIGS watch. They go back to April 1992 in MacUser magazine, and news includes Matt's Macintosh look at the original Macintosh manual.

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W.A.L.T.

     3/25/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Macintosh 128kApple Tie, and iMac Advertising Proof.  They talk about the Apple WALT, and news includes 3M iPads sold, KansasFestVintage Computer Festival East, and Cringely goes to the Computer History Museum.

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G4 Apple //c

     3/17/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Silentype printer, Apple IIGS poster, and Macintosh carrying case.  They talk with Charles about his G4 Apple //c and other projects, and news includes Throwboy iCEOWALT, and Jeff Dunham's Macintosh collection.

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Fruit of Early Pirates

     3/10/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Apple III, Macworld Expo 2000 Mouse, Lisa Manuals. John and James perform part of The Agony and The Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, and news includes new iPad, Apple TV, Lego Apple Store and G4 Apple //c.

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Land of the Rising PowerBook

     2/26/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Think Different poster set, Apple Demo Days banner, and early Apple product information. John talks about his Japanese PowerBook G3, and news includes iOS86 themeNot Another Apple Podcast, Jobs videos, Apple packaging, MacPaint history, and The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs.

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Road Apples

     2/18/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Newton lotB&H Apple II+, and Lisa poster. They talk about the least desirable Macs, and news includes Mountain Lion, iOS 86, and CLOG.

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Top Twenty Macs

     2/11/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: EuroplusApple //c, and German Mackintosh. They discuss their top 20 collection Macs, and news includes retro iPhone cases, Steve Jobs FBI file and Jerry Manock.

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MacTwiggy

     2/5/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Macintosh TVLisa 2, and Apple award. They talk to Jay and his rare prototype Macintosh, and news includes an Apple IIGS e-book by Lim Thye Chean.

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OpenEmulator

     1/29/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Apple Computer clockApple II, and new-in-box SE/30. They try OpenEmulator and news includes Inside Apple, mysterious NISHA drive, and Ron Wayne and Josh Rizzo at the Emerging Media Conference.

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Apple Game Server Online!

     1/21/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: tricked-out SE/30, NIB Classic, and Steve Jobs' high school yearbook. They talk to Egan about his Apple Game Server Online, and news includes the Apple education announcements, jailbreaking iPhone 4S/iPad 2, and an interview with Bob Cook from Sun Remarketing.

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Technical Tour de Force

     1/15/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Bandley Shuffle magazineMacintosh IIfx, and Newton store display. The Retro Mac of the Week is the iMac G4 and news includes a BBC interview with John Sculley and Apple III DVD.

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Sounds Flakey

     1/7/2012

James and John discuss eBay Finds: New-In-Box Apple //e Platinum, Woz and Jobs signed Apple ][+ lid, and Jobs signed iPod Shuffle. James shares with us iDesire, and news includes a Jobs graphic novel, an early note about Jobs, and iMAME.

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Mr. Warm and Fuzzy

     12/17/2011

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Apple cafeteria traysvelvet Steve Jobs, and Apple I.  They remember 2011, and news includes a $1.6M contractThe Apple Collection, Ron Wayne interviewedMarathon 2, and the Entrepreneurs podcast.

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In the Library with the Candlestick

     12/11/2011

James and John discuss eBay Finds: Macintosh Portable prototype, Apple candlesticks, and interesting Apple MultiServer. They talk about the history of computer icons, and news includes a Computer History Museum tribute to Steve Jobs, and some gifts ideas for retro Mac fans.

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Milk our loyal Apple II customers

     12/4/2011

James and John discuss eBay Finds: huge PowerMac lot, Pirates of Silicon Valley paintings, and Apple tombstone. They discuss the highlights of the Macintosh Production Introduction Plan, and news includes Stevenote.tv, Apple Computer contract auction, Susan Kare sketches, and Choplifter.

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