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After 35 Years, Apple II DOS Source Code Released for Non-Commercial Use

Hey, open source enthusiasts! Want to know how long it takes for Apple to release its source codes to the public? Judging from an announcement from the Computer History Museum and the DigiBarn Computer Museum (via MacRumors), it’s around 35 years. As o…

Kickstarter to reunite original members of the Homebrew Computer Club more than doubles fundraising goal

A Kickstarter campaign to reunite the original members of the Homebrew Computer Club humbly began last week with a project goal of US$16,000. As of Tuesday afternoon, the Kickstarter campaign had easily eclipsed its $16,000 target with approximately $3…

Working Apple I with Original Packaging Up for Auction in Germany

Like vintage Apple hardware–so much that you scoff at the idea of a mere photo book of past devices? MacRumors reports that German auction house Breker has a deal for you in the form of one of the 50 original Apple 1 units sold by The Byte Shop, Apple…

Woz, Kottke, Hertzfeld discuss the 'Jobs' movie

John Vink, who was an Apple engineer between 1996 and 2012, managed to grab three of the people portrayed in the 2013 movie Jobs for a long discussion about the movie and Steve Jobs. It’s an episode of John Wants Answers with Daniel Kottke, Andy Hert…

Kickstarter launched to reunite the original members of the Homebrew Computer Club

A cool new Kickstarter campaign was launched today. Its goal? To reunite the original members of the Homebrew Computer Club. In case you’re unfamiliar, the Homebrew Computer Club was a hobbyist group formed in the mid ’70s for computer enthusiasts in…

Steve Wozniak headlining Apps World Europe in London on October 23rd

iOS developers in and around London might want to take note: Steve Wozniak will be the keynote speaker for Apps World Europe on October 23rd. Apps World Europe is now in its 4th year and is quickly becoming the conference of choice for mobile developer…

Early Apple employees comment on 'Jobs' movie

Jobs, this year’s non-comedy Steve Jobs biopic, opened in theaters today. The film stars Ashton Kutcher and follows Jobs from his humble college days through his rise, fall and eventual return to power at the company he helped found. Reviews have bee…

'Jobs' actor knew next to nothing about Apple prior to the iPod

Today marks the release of the highly anticipated Apple origins flick Jobs, and while actor Josh Gad will do his best on the silver screen to emulate a young Steve Wozniak, Gad himself knew very little of Apple’s history prior to reading the script. T…

Ashton Kutcher's Steve Jobs Biopic Finally Hits Theaters on Aug. 16

In Hollywood, the month of August is typically reserved as a dumping ground for movies that probably never had a chance in the first place — which seems to be the case with Ashton Kutcher’s star turn as Steve Jobs.Deadline reported Tuesday that Open R…

Ashton Kutcher's Steve Jobs Biopic Finally Hits Theaters on Aug. 16

In Hollywood, the month of August is typically reserved as a dumping ground for movies that probably never had a chance in the first place — which seems to be the case with Ashton Kutcher’s star turn as Steve Jobs.Deadline reported Tuesday that Open R…

Original Apple-1 Auction in Germany Fetches $671,400

How much would you pay for an original Apple-1 computer? If you answered anything less than $671,400, you clearly weren’t part of the German auction that took place over the weekend.The New York Times reported Saturday that a vintage 1976 Apple-1 compu…

Rare Apple-1 hits the auction block

There are only six known working Apple-1 computers in the world, and one of these units will go on sale later this month. According to a report in Computerworld, German auction house Breker will be auctioning off the machine that was owned by Fred Ha…

Woz, Wigginton videos surface in 1984 user group talk treasure trove

TUAW reader Vince Patton provided us with several links to videos that he’s uploading to YouTube. Patton’s father had saved a VHS tape of a talk made by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak to the Denver Apple Pi computer club at the Colorado School of …

Overnight Recap: Woz on Apple's Cool, Major Magnet, New Look for Yahoo!

So how about that PlayStation 4, huh? Sony held a big event Wednesday night to announce its next-generation entertainment console, but neglected to show it to anyone, let alone offer up a price or release date. Maybe they’re taking an anti-Apple approa…

Macintosh pen holder holds your writing utensil in a classic way

Sure, at over US$53 it’s a little pricey, but I am completely charmed by this pen holder shaped like an old Macintosh. Maybe it’s that Susan Kare face, or the floppy drive slot, or just the reassuring, all-in-one, boxy shape, but there’s something…

Rumor: Apple Could Debut iPhone 5S and iPhone 6 This Year

Apple is taking an increasing amount of heat for falling behind the competition where its iPhone is concerned, but a new report claims Cupertino may step up its game with not one but two new models this year.MacRumors is reporting that Apple may be poi…

Woz: Apple 'somewhat behind' on smartphone features

Woz he talking about? Steve Wozniak recently gave an interview with German business weekly Wirtschafts Woche in which he contended that the company he co-founded has fallen behind its competitors when it comes to its flagship product, the iPhone. …

Check Out this Clip From the Steve Jobs Biopic

Recently, we reported that one (of two) Steve Jobs biopics in the works would premiere during the Sundance Film Festival. Well, it looks like we’ll all have a chance to see how well Ashton Kutcher portrays the late Apple CEO when JOBS hits theaters on …

Woz predicts that in 2013, iOS devices are headed to work

Apple’s co-founder Steve Wozniak often appears here on the pages of TUAW for doing some silly things like joking around with Stephen Colbert or starring in an iOS game. But the man’s still got a great mind (and a lot of experience with technology)…

'Vengeance: Woz With A Coz' iOS game stars cartoon Steve Wozniak

Imagine Steve Wozniak. Now imagine Steve Wozniak as an adorable cartoon character. Now imagine giving that character a large revolver, a somewhat evil grin, and team him up with convict-turned-movie-star Danny Trejo. You just dreamt up one of the …

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