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Browse Dozens of Retro Classic Mac OS Screen Shots from 1984 to 1999

Jun 30, 2019 - 2 Comments
Welcome to Macintosh 1984 original Mac boot screen

Do you enjoy taking trips down computing memory lane? Why not take a gander at screenshots of old Macintosh Mac OS releases from yesteryear, like Mac OS System 1, System 4, System 7, and System 9? A fun site called VersionMuseum hosts collections of screen shots from old software releases, including historical Mac OS versions.

Get a Fancy Animated Apple Logo Screensaver for Mac

May 3, 2019 - 10 Comments
Brooklyn animated Apple logo screen saver

If you’re looking for a unique Apple-themed screensaver for the Mac, the free third party Brooklyn screen saver offers a fun collection of stylized and fanciful animations of the Apple logo. The animated Apple logos used in the Brooklyn screensaver appear to be based on various Apple logo animations seen during an Apple event from … Read More

You Can Run Windows 1.0 Right Now, in a Web Browser

Apr 19, 2019 - 6 Comments
Windows 1.01 screen shot

You can run the very first version of Microsoft Windows 1.0 with almost no effort, and right in your web browser! If you’re feeling like experiencing what the Windows PC world was like in 1985, then you’re in for a real retro treat.

Run the Very First Web Browser from 1990, WorldWideWeb

Feb 22, 2019 - 6 Comments
the first web browser ever WorldWideWeb

Have you ever wanted to know what browsing the web was like at the very beginning of the web, way back in 1990? Thanks to some retro efforts by a team at CERN (yes the same CERN that built the Large Hadron Collider), you can now try out the very first ever web browser, called … Read More

Pretend to be a Movie Hacker with eDEX-UI Terminal Emulator

Jan 11, 2019 - 13 Comments
eDEX-UI on Mac

Sci-fi movie fans have undoubtedly seen countless scenes where a character is interacting with some unique looking computer interface, making a mundane task like issuing a shutdown command appear far cooler than it would otherwise be. But have you ever thought, gee that looks cool, what if I could make my computer look like that … Read More

5 Ways to Decorate a Mac Desktop for the Holidays

Dec 24, 2018 - 2 Comments
Mac Christmas desktop decorations

Feeling festive? Want to decorate your Mac for the holidays? How would you like to have a lovely falling snow screen saver, some holiday lights blinking around the perimeter of the Mac display, and maybe even some snow falling on the desktop itself? With the help of a handful of utilities, you can get all … Read More

How to Get a Santa Hat for Memoji with iPhone

Dec 23, 2018 - 6 Comments
Make a Santa Memoji on iPhone

Tis the Season! If you have previously created a custom Memoji on the iPhone, perhaps you want to spruce it up for the holiday season and toss a fancy Santa hat on your Memoji creation. Or maybe you want to create a brand new custom Memoji of your own uniquely special Santa Claus for your … Read More

Download 6 Classic Novels as Audiobooks Free from Apple

Dec 22, 2018 - 17 Comments
Free classic audiobooks from Apple

Want to read some classic literature? Or rather, would you like to hear some classic literature read to you? Apple has released a free set of audiobooks for classic novels, including Pride and Prejudice, The Time Machine, Frankenstein, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Secret Garden, and Winnie the Pooh. Each of the audiobooks is … Read More

Watch Full Movies on YouTube for Free!

Nov 24, 2018 - 34 Comments
Watch full movies on YouTube for free

Looking for a movie to watch? YouTube is putting together a movie streaming service and now offers a selection of free movies to watch online in any web browser or YouTube app. There are a variety of genres available ranging from comedies, to action, kids movies, documentaries, and you’ll find classics like The Terminator, Rocky, … Read More

Run Windows 95 on MacOS as Easily as Launching an App

Aug 24, 2018 - 26 Comments
Run Windows 95 on MacOS

Have you always dreamt of running Windows 95 right now on your fancy modern Mac? Your dreams can now easily come true, thanks to a fun project that allows you to run a complete Windows 95 installation directly on MacOS as a self-contained native application. Yes really, running Windows 95 on a Mac is as … Read More

How to Set an Animated GIF as Screen Saver on Mac OS

Jul 23, 2018 - 5 Comments
Use an animated GIF as screen saver on Mac

Have you ever wished you could have an animated GIF as the screen saver on a Mac? Well there’s no reason to wish, because an animated GIF screen saver can be a Mac reality, with no rubbing of genie bottles needed. Using an animated GIF as a screen saver is a bit goofy and probably … Read More

Get Retro with a Classic Mac Finder Clone for Modern MacOS

Jul 8, 2018 - 5 Comments
Classic Mac Finder icon

Do you miss the retro old days of an ultra-simple Finder experience on the Macintosh? You know, way back in System 6 and System 7, when there was no visual complexity to the user interface of Finder, no myriad of features, it was just a simple file system browser. Yearn no more, because you can … Read More

Play Jelly Mario in a Web Browser for Some Silly Gaming Fun

May 4, 2018 - 1 Comment
Jelly Mario

If you’re a gaming fan and have an affinity for retro Nintendo Mario fun, then the ridiculously silly third-party hack called Jelly Mario is sure to brighten your day. Jelly Mario basically takes the classic Nintendo Super Mario Brothers and wildly adjusts the physics so that everything is a squishy, bouncy, pliable, jelly mess, and … Read More

April Fools: The Broken Screen Wallpaper Prank for iPhone, iPad, Android

Apr 1, 2018 - 3 Comments

It’s April Fools day, which means the internet is basically full of baloney and nothing ca can be trusted or taken seriously. But rather than feed you a lump of imaginary doo-doo, we typically like to share general Apple pranks for April Fools Day around here. This year we’ve got a silly prank that works … Read More

Stupid Terminal Tricks: The Dancing ASCII Party Parrot

Mar 23, 2018 - 3 Comments

Want to horse around in the Terminal? If you have already finished watching Star Wars in ASCII from the command line, you have Rickrolled the Terminal dozens of times, and you’re done watching The Matrix style scrolling screens of text gibberish, and the scrolling screens of poop emoji is no longer cutting the mustard, perhaps … Read More

Feeling Nostalgic? Run WinAmp in a Web Browser & Play MP3s!

Feb 10, 2018 - 7 Comments

Do you remember WinAmp, the old funky ’90s music player for Windows and Mac? If you were a computer user in the late 1990s during the dot com boom, you probably used WinAmp to play your MP3 library, maybe even running it alongside Napster. At that time the quirky media player felt very modern and … Read More

Check Out These Stunning 50 Megapixel iPhone Panorama Images Shot from a Plane

Jan 19, 2018 - 2 Comments
iPhone aerial photographer panoramas

Imagine strapping an iPhone 7 to the bottom of an airplane, placing the camera into Panorama mode, and then flying around and capturing giant sweeping panorama images of the ground as you fly over it. The images would probably look pretty amazing, right? Well there’s no reason to imagine what they’d look like, because one … Read More

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

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