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  • Happy Birthday, LISA!

    Happy Birthday, LISA!

    Is it ironic that this $10,000 computer only sold 10,000 units? Released on January 19, 1983, LISA (Local Integrated Software Architecture) was a gigantic flop, but paved the way for the success of the Apple Macintosh, which paved the way for the success of the MacBook, which paved the way for the success of the iPhone, which paved the way for the success of the Apple Tablet! Read More

  • A CEDIA palate cleanser: The Apple Lisa

    This monster has a 10 megabyte hard drive and a precursor to S.M.A.R.T., friends. I wish I had bought one of these back in the day, but I guess it wasn’t meant to be – mostly because it cost $10,000. WTF. Read More

  • Did You Know Apple Makes The “Most Advanced Personal Computers In The World”?

    Because apparently Kevin Costner did when he chose to do this stupid commercial. It’s funny to reflect back at commercials from tech companies that try to appeal so softly to others. Listen to that cheesy background music and narration! This shit wouldn’t stand a chance on TV today. Oh, and Apple Lisa: You rock. Read More