“Viewers of the Charlie Rose show tonight were stunned to see the normally composed Rose looking like he’d just been in a bar fight. He has a very bad black eye and a bandage over part of his forehead. I contacted the show’s producers to hear what happened. Earlier today, they said, Rose tripped in a pothole while walking on 59th Street in Manhattan. He was carrying a newly purchased MacBook Air and made a quick (but ultimately flawed) decision while falling: sacrifice the face, protect the computer. “In doing so, he pretty much hit the pavement face first, unfortunately,” they said. “
Dan Budiac, a New York web developer, was the winning bidder for a new-in-the-box Apple IIc, paying $2553 plus shipping. His Flikr album shows the unboxing.
How to recycle an old sock (preferably clean!!) into an iPod cover. I doubt I’ll jump on this one, but I thought it was cute.
“Old Apples never get rotten – instead they run the Web
November 30, 2007Apple and the Macintosh computers have a loyal following dating back long before the first iPod ever hit the streets. There are millions of old Macs in circulation, and as would be expected in these days of the internet and tinkering enthusiasts, some of them have ended up as web servers. An old Mac obviously never gets useless.”
Full story at Pingdom
Pingdom’s source for their story was The Old Apple Web Server Directory