I still have a copy of Vol. 1 No. 5, the PC Product Guide of PC Magazine, vintage of 1982. It’s a big thick thing, and leafing through it is a blast from the far distant past. A true archeological expedition. A full-height 2 megabyte [sic] hard drive is advertised in it for the astounding low price of $2,000. As far as I can tell, there’s only one company that’s advertised in that mag that’s still in existence. Try to guess…
Is that a picture of Johnny Carson?
But you will be able to join the exclusive paradise of Vintage Computing!
People have been predicting Apple will go out of business any minute for more than 40 years. You’d think the fact that it’s now worth $2.2 trillion would slow down the doom and gloom predictions, but really it has not.
At least it puts the timeline circa 1997
Actually: April 2, 1985.
So much for upgrades. Banana Jr. will soon be as obsolete as Lisa.
Well, at least there can be no confusing of Bananas and Apples!
Maybe that WAS supposed to be W, but it sure as shootin’ looks like Joe Da Prez now!
I don’t remember this arc!
This didn’t age well.