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9 Classic Mac OS Tiling Wallpapers

Jan 1, 2018 - 15 Comments

If you’re an extra longtime Mac user, you might remember way back in the 1990s when desktop backgrounds on classic Mac OS versions were tiled images of various textures. This was way back when the idea of setting a single image as wallpaper was a bit extreme because it was excessively resource heavy, and so … Read More

Need a Last Minute Gift? The Ultra Slacker Christmas Shopping Guide

Dec 24, 2017 - 1 Comment
Last Minute Gift Ideas

We all know the feeling; it’s Christmas Eve (or Christmas morning… if you’re the biggest slacker on the planet) and you still need to do some gift shopping. If you’re in need of a last minute gift, either because you like to procrastinate until the literal last moments before shopping or perhaps an unexpected visitor … Read More

Shop Amazon Deals for Black Friday!

Nov 23, 2017 - Leave a Comment
Black Friday Amazon deals for 2017

The holidays are here, which means it’s time for overeating, visits with friends and family, gift giving, and of course, shopping. If you’re one of the brave souls who doesn’t mind battling the lines and crowds over this weekend than I salute you, but if you’d rather do some shopping from the comfort of your … Read More

Play Wolfenstein 3D in a Web Browser

Oct 15, 2017 - 5 Comments
Wolfenstein 3D in a web browser

If you played video games in the early 1990s you probably remember Wolfenstein 3D, which was revolutionary at the time for being the first 3D first-person shooter. If you feel like reliving a brief moment of 1992, forget about digging out that ancient DOS PC in the basement, you can now enjoy playing Wolfenstein 3D … Read More

Run Hypercard on Modern Mac OS via Web Browser

May 27, 2017 - 16 Comments
Hypercard on Mac in a web browser

Do you remember Hypercard? If you’re a (very) longtime Mac user, you might recall tinkering with the amazing Hypercard application, described by the creator as “a software erector set, which lets non-programmers put together interactive information” using the HyperTalk scripting language along with an easy to use interactive interface builder. Though Hypercard was never brought … Read More

April Fools Day Fun with Siri

Apr 1, 2017 - 1 Comment
Siri April Fools comments

The internet is generally pretty useless on April Fools day, which makes April 1st a great day to basically ignore anything you see online because it’s probably a prank, a joke, or outright fake. We’ve shared plenty of April Fools pranks before here too, one of my personal favorites is the “iPhone is Disabled” wallpaper … Read More

Watch Steve Jobs Introduce the Original iPhone in 2007

Jan 9, 2017 - 7 Comments
The Original iPhone

Ten years ago today, on January 9, 2007, Steve Jobs introduced iPhone to the world. In a highly anticipated keynote presentation, Jobs famously announced what seemed like three different products: a widescreen iPod with touch controls, a revolutionary mobile phone, and a breakthrough internet communications device… of course this was soon to be revealed as … Read More

Last-Minute Gift Ideas For Everyone to Save Christmas

Dec 24, 2016 - 3 Comments
last minute gift ideas to save christmas

It’s officially the last minute, and you still need to get a gift for someone. Welcome to the present shopping procrastinators club! But seriously, this happens, maybe someone makes an unexpected appearance at a holiday gathering or maybe you just forgot that cousin Billy exists, or maybe you quite literally waited until the last minute … Read More

Need Some Holiday Gift Ideas? Our Gift Guide Can Help!

Dec 17, 2016 - 11 Comments

Need some holiday gift ideas for this season? Read on! I know, it’s late in the season, but if you’re anything like me, you tend to wait until you’re down to the wire to shop for gifts. That’s OK because Amazon can come to the rescue and will deliver in time, right? So whether you’re … Read More

8 of the Silliest Uses of Touch Bar on MacBook Pro

Dec 9, 2016 - 16 Comments
Touch Bar playing the game DOOM

The Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro is being advertised as a brilliant tool that will contribute to the next leap forward in human innovation, but that doesn’t mean users can’t have a little lighter hearted fun with the new Touch Bar too! Here are some of the absolute silliest uses of Touch Bar … Read More

A Prank Kernel Panic Screen Saver for Mac OS X

Jul 22, 2016 - 16 Comments

Little is dreaded more in the Mac world than the kernel panic, the Mac OS X equivalent of the Windows Blue Screen of Death of yesteryear. While modern versions of Mac OS X don’t display the kernel panic screen like they used to, that doesn’t mean you still can’t have some mischievous fun with a … Read More

Get a Fun Vintage Terminal for Mac with Cool Retro Term

Jun 24, 2016 - 8 Comments
Amazing retro Mac terminal APPLE II

Feel like taking another trip down memory lane? With the assistance of an excellent fun free retro terminal emulator fittingly called Cool Retro Term, you can experience the golden yesteryears of cathode display computing and pretend your shiny new Mac is an ancient Apple II or IBM workstation.

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