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How Apple laptops interfaced with phones in 1999

Mike Wehner, @MikeWehner
July 28, 2014
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1999 doesn't seem all that long ago, but it was -- it really was. Here we see a PowerBook 550c (1995/1996) getting frisky with an NTT Personal PALDiO (1999) Japanese flip phone in its PCMCIA slot. Not exactly as slick as an iPhone wirelessly chatting with a MacBook, but it was probably pretty damn cool at the time.

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