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In the spirit of today's April Fool's/Apple birthday blasts from the past, we've got a giveaway prize pack that will remind us all of days gone by. [Yes, this is an actual giveaway, not a joke. -Ed.]Wrapping up our look at 33 years of Apple, we're giving away a few more computational artifacts:Basic...

April 1st 2009 at 11:02pm 0 Comments
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In the spirit of today's April Fool's/Apple birthday blasts from the past, we've got a giveaway prize pack that will remind us all of days gone by. [Yes, this is an actual giveaway, not a joke. -Ed.]Long before there was the iPhone, there was the little PDA that could: the Newton. While it may have...

April 1st 2009 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Motorola SLVR Verdict: It's no "i"PhoneMotorola recently launched the SLVR, the iTunes-compatible successor to last fall's failed ROKR. Like its predecessor, the ROKR is a great idea in theory, but it ends up as a disappointment. On the plus side, the design is much more sleek than the ROKR -- th...

April 1st 2009 at 2:21pm 0 Comments
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TUAW BOOKSHELF Apple was kind enough to include a veritable encyclopedia of information with my Apple ][. Inside the big, red manual, you'll find complete step-by-step instructions for setting up the machine, adjusting a tape recorder for optimal use, plenty of programs to get you started, and a han...

April 1st 2009 at 12:52pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to the TUAW newsletter for April 1st 1996. We're really glad that our subscriber base is growing, and that you are continuing to read our daily coverage of all things Apple, including Mac and Newton. We've got a lot in store for this issue, and would love to hear your comments back, so be s...

April 1st 2009 at 11:32am 0 Comments
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Luxo Jr. gets Academy Award nominationEven though Steve Jobs is no longer with Apple, we're still interested in what he's doing. You'll remember that he bought a computer graphics company from director George Lucas last year (for a rumored $10 million), which he named "Pixar."We don't know how many...

April 1st 2009 at 10:42am 0 Comments
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TUAW Newsletter - April 1, 1976 In this Bicentennial year, technology is making big advances! You can read about it here in Technology Update Aptos Weekly, the official computer newsletter of the Aptos, CA Amateur Computer Club, delivered to your door every week. Remember to pay Steve Sande your du...

April 1st 2009 at 9:22am 0 Comments