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The Mac and other things turning 30 in 2014

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MacWorld (United Kingdom (UK)) -- "The Macintosh launched 30 years ago on January 24, 1984. The world was a different place back then. To give you an idea of what the world was like that year, here are a few other things that are turning 30 or celebrate their 30th anniversary in 2014..." and "Mac turns thirty on 24 January. For a glimpse into 1984, here are some other things turning thirty, including plenty of tech from Flash to Facebook's father..."

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Obama Takes His Shutdown Government to the Apple Store

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Jason Gauci (MAMEhub's developer)'s Google+ post shared a funny one minute and 41 seconds YouTube video showing President Barack Obama taking his shutdown government to Apple Store -- "AppleCare, Obamacare...

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The Weird Error Message Gallery

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DOS486.com currently has four pages showing screen captures/shots of "The Weird Error Message Gallery" from various software and web sites.

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Which mobile operating system (OS) do you currently use for your mobile device(s) [e.g., tablets and smartphones]?

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New iPhones are like New Girlfriends

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VideoSift shared a funny 2.5 minutes CollegeHumor video showing a spoof/parody sketch/skit of "New iPhones are Like New Girlfriends -- We explore the similarities between these two fragile relationships."

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4/Four Funny Videos: iPhone versus/vs. ePhone

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Over 3.5 years ago, VideoSift shared a funny 42 seconds YouTube video showing the differences between iPhone and ePhone. There are three more episodes/skits/sketches in its playlist.

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Your Father/Pa/Dad Asks iPhone Questions

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FailDesk shared a funny 3.25 minutes SuperNews! YouTube video showing "Your Dad Asks iPhone Questions -- ... dad just doesn't understand technology."

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Apple's iPhone: The untold story -- Originally conceived as a tablet, iPhone was developed in secret facility ("purple dorm").

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This five pages NetworkWorld article (one print page) tells the untold story on Apple's iPhone -- "... Originally conceived as a tablet, iPhone was developed in secret facility dubbed the 'purple dorm.' ..."

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The State of the Demoscene: 1991 - 2011. Also, Demoscene Research.

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In Gloom Pouet BBS thread mentioned his blog on "the state of the demoscene: 1991 - 2011". It has a lot of details like graphs.

Also, Marq mentioned his Demoscene Research -- "scientific material concerning the demo culture. Demoscene Research is a collection of scientific material concerning the demo culture, also known as the scene. Major part of the page is an extensive bibliography of demo-related books, theses, articles and online material. We also maintain a list of researchers who have studied the scene. News and demo-related discussions are disseminated in the blog on the front page. There is also a related newsgroup, Demo Research, where we post the most important news so that you can read and discuss them by email..."

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The Restart Page -- An interactive web site of rebooting the most significant operating system (OSes).

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TidBITS mention The Restart Page shows "a tribute to the most significant operating system (OSes) ..." and "Free unlimited rebooting experience from vintage operating systems."

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Siri: The Holiday Horror Movie Trailer -- Beware the upgrade...

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VideoSift shares a two minutes and 12 seconds YouTube video showing a movie trailer parody/spoof for "Siri: The Holiday Horror".

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Apple QuickTime turned 20 years old.

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TidBITS shares a three pages Reghardware article on Apple QuickTime turning 20 years a few days ago -- "Apple's multimedia foundation, QuickTime, was released to the public 20 years ago...

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The Sketchbook of Susan Kare, the Artist Who Gave Computing a Human Face

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Neatorama shares a PLoS Blogs Network article on "the sketchbook of Susan Kare, the artist who gave computing a human face -- The gestures and metaphors of icon-driven computing feel so natural and effortless to us now

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Apple Storefronts

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The Daily What Geeks shares Apple Storefronts front photograph/photo. shots

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Steve Jobs - One Last Thing/iChanged The World -- A video documentary.

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Ed H.'s newsgroup/usenet post/thread mentioned an almost 55.75 minutes Public Broadcast System (PBS) video documentary, with two embedded short videos, titled "Steve Jobs - One Last Thing" -- "... examines how his talent, style and imagination have shaped all of our lives, but the influences that shaped and molded the man himself. The documentary takes an unflinching look at Jobs' difficult, controlling reputation and through interviews with the people who worked closely with him or chronicled his life, provides unique insight into what made him tick..."

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