Computers + Peripherals

Expanding Your Mac - A Rundown of Macintosh Slots

Computers were designed as general purpose machines with the ability to do anything in the digital world that one can imagine. The standard configuration of a machine may not suit the mind of a creator or artist, so they'll add something to it. Their are many different types of boards available and they can fit into different types of slots. The type of slot dictates how many things work inside of a machine. The most common features are integrated onto a computer's motherboard but they are addressed virtually as if the functionality were an expansion card.

Vaporware - Umax prototypes

Vaporware is best defined as those prodcuts you heard about, but never could go out and buy them because the company never officially releases the product. What remains are obscure press releases, random pictures, beta software, and demos of prototypes

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Vaporware - Power Computing Prototypes

For starters, its best to define vaporware. Quite frankly, vaporware is any announced product or technology that never makes it to market. Their are tons of items that fit into the vaporware cloud over the computer industry. The examples this week stem from Power Computing, the first licensed clone maker. They weren't really that secretive with their plans and made a few empty promises...

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Vaporware - Daystar Turbo 060

For starters, its best to define vaporware. Quite frankly, vaporware is any announced product or technology that never makes it to market. There are tons of items that fit into the vaporware cloud over the computer industry.

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Piltdown Man - Power Mac 6100 prototype

Piltdown Man - front
Piltdown Man is the codename for the Power Mac 6100, one of Apple's first PPC-based Macs.

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Pro AudioSpectrum 16

A 16-bit sound system for the LC.

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PowerCD

An innovative CD drive by Apple's Mac LIke Things group.

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White Powerbook 140

White Powerbook 140 - front
This is a prototype of the Powerbook 140.

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Green Color Classic

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A prototype of the Color Classic.

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Cassie Keyboard connected to a Mac 512k

Using the interface box, the Cassie keyboard can be connected to a Mac 512k.

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