Monday, December 11, 2017

A Beginner’s Guide to Mac Context Menus

MacMost

Rip.Mix.Burn

Classic G3 iMac Flower Power poster. It is from the Apple "Rip Mix Burn" campaign, which caused a bit of controversy because the music industry thought that it promoted stealing music. However, the iTunes music store has since proven that wrong. Measures 22" x 28". This is a great addition to a vintage Apple collection. The poster is in new condition, but it does have a few very small wrinkles on an edge. It is reasonably priced for the collector at $90 and is available for mailing at cost in a cardboard tube. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Saturday, December 09, 2017

Why are there so many macOS and iOS bugs?

Apple Gazette

Vintage Power Computing lapel pin

This is a new-in-bag rare Power Computing lapel pin. It dates from the 1995 to 1997 Apple clone era at Power Computing. It is a red and gold cloisonne pin measuring about 5/8" in diameter with a metal clasp. It is priced at $45 - includes postage. There is one listed on eBay for $70. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

read more: Macintosh clone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Friday, December 08, 2017

Yahoo parent sues Mozilla for replacing it with Google as Firefox default search

searchengineland.com

Power Computing VIP Boston Macworld 1996 t-shirt

This is a rare version of the 1996 Power Computing "We're Fighting Back For The Mac" promotional T-shirt featuring the infamous Frank Kozik designed Sluggo/Puggo that launched a lawsuit from Nancy Comics. On the back is Power Computing 1996 Boston Macworld Expo and an unusual MacWorld MVB V.I.P.  on one sleeve. There was a VIP room at the Mama Kin Music Hall in Boston in 1995, not sure about the details for '96. MVB might be Most Valuable Bruin but that is conjecture. The shirt has been worn and washed several times over the years and has some lightly discolored areas that are noticeable up close but none on the area of the graphics. A dry cleaning might help but a washing did not clean it as much as I had hoped. It is still a good wearable or collectible shirt from the days before Steve Jobs ended the Apple clone program. It is a Lofteez brand size XL made in the USA of 100% preshrunk cotton by Fruit of the Loom.

This classic '96 VIP Power Computing T-shirt is priced at $58 with mailing at cost of postage. There is a companion poster and other versions of this shirt available as well, click the Power Computing label below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

read about Power Computing Corporation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Thursday, December 07, 2017

Data of 31 million users of iPhone add-on keyboard ai.type potentially leaks

AppleInsider

Apple Camp 2009 T-Shirt XS

This 2009 Apple Store Employee Camp T-Shirt is worn by the Apple Camp counselors and kids attending the Apple Summer Camp program. The front of the shirt has objects that symbolize what they teach at Camp; video camera, digital camera, mouse, microphone, iPod. The back reads Camp with the Apple Logo above it. This shirt is brand new, the color is bright orange-yellow, and is an adult XS so it fits kids too. It is a 100% cotton Sweatshop Free T-shirt made in the USA by American Apparel. It is priced $18. There is also a green medium Camp shirt available - click the camp label below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Wednesday, December 06, 2017

6 failed Apple products that were actually awesome

Cult of Mac

Apple Bondi launch "iMac Team. The Crazy Ones" T-shirt

This rare Apple employee shirt was only made available to the team that worked on the Bondi iMac launch in 1998. The Bondi was the computer that catapulted Apple into the bigs. The shirt was assembled in El Salvador by Hanes Beefy-T of 100% preshrunk cotton components that were made in the USA. It is a white size XL and it appears to be in brand new condition. On the front is printed "iMac Team - The Crazy Ones" and on the back is a striking original Bondi Blue G3 iMac with the caption "iMac Team Survivor."

For those familiar with the company back in those hectic days the term survivor had special meaning as did The Crazy Ones. This extremely hard to find and highly collectible Apple iMac launch insider memento is priced at $140, postage at cost. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

other Crazy Ones items available, click the label below

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Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Last thoughts on modifier keys

All this

Apple iPod Shuffle collection - 4 Gens

This is a collection of 4 generations of new unused iPod shuffles. Shown on the the left in the green box is a 1st gen shuffle. It is new and unused with the seal broken but never removed from the box and it is priced at $50. (An identical one with the seal intact is also available for $75). In front of the green box is a 3rd gen silver iPod shuffle new in unopened box, priced at $110. In the center foreground is a 4th gen silver iPod shuffle new in unopened box for $85.

In the back row center is a brand new factory sealed 2nd gen iPod shuffle and to the right is the presentation box - still in quite good condition - with the new unused accessory ear buds and docking station plus wrapped paperwork on the part numbered envelope they come in. This complete 2nd gen presentation iPod is priced at $180. Everything shown is available as a set priced at $425 and that includes insured postage. The optional second 1st gen shuffle can be substituted or added. Not shown but available for $400 is a rare polished stainless steel unopened 3rd gen iPod shuffle that was only available at the Apple Stores. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

click for more iDevices and computers available

Unboxing: Stainless Steel iPod Shuffle 3rd Gen. (Special Edition) - YouTube

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Monday, December 04, 2017

Steve Jobs' 'phone-phreaking' blue box is going up for auction

Cult of Mac

Team Apple MacWorld tenth anniversary Macintosh 1984 SuperBowl Ad long sleeve shirt

For sale is an extremely hard to find Apple Macintosh tenth anniversary long sleeve MacWorld shirt. It is a Hanes Beefy-T size large 100% pre-shrunk cotton shirt made in the USA. This rare Team Apple shirt was worn by employees working a booth at the 1994 MacWorld expo in San Francisco. It is in very good condition having been worn, washed and well cared for by a collector in San Mateo.

A small black bitten Apple is on the front and "Team Apple" with black apple is on the right sleeve. On the back is a photo of the runner Anya Major from the famous "1984" Super Bowl ad that is still regarded as the best Super Bowl ad ever. Listed beside her are all the Macintosh computer names since the introduction of the 128K. The 10th Anniversary Team Apple shirt is featured on page 162 of the Apple T-Shirts Book. It is priced for the dedicated Macintosh collector at $225 plus insured mailing at cost of postage. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

There are other "1984" collectibles available - click the labels below.
Apple '1984' Super Bowl Ad Retrospective - Business Insider

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Saturday, December 02, 2017

Apple eMac Tilt and Swivel Stand

Apple eMac Tilt and Swivel Stand, Part No. M878G4/A, Original Box. This is an essential eMac accessory, it is in great condition with all original parts included. Clean, classic stand made specifically for the G4 eMac. It raises the eMac about 3" higher, tilts the screen from -5° to +15°, swivels 360°. The base is 11" in diameter, made from strong polyurethane. Simple to install, it makes the heavy eMac easy to adjust.

It comes in the hard to find original box - priced at $45 (factory price was $49) local pickup or shipping available. Postage was $15.50 to bring it in from Boston so probably a bit more to mail it out. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

Another eMac swivel stand without box is on hand for $35 - local pickup or mailing available.

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Friday, December 01, 2017

Apple's quick fix for macOS breaks file sharing

Cult of Mac

1996 Boston MacWorld Expo Power Computing shirt

This is an awesome piece of Macintosh history - an original 1996 MacWorld Expo Boston shirt from Power Computing - during Apple Computer's brief experiment with mac clones and system software licensing prior to the reappearance of Steve Jobs and the iMac revolution. It has some wrinkles from storage but has never been worn. This is a size XL Lofteez brand shirt from Fruit of the Loom made in the USA of 100% preshrunk cotton.

The front graphic was designed by Frank Kozik, and features his 'Puggo' version of Sluggo from the Nancy comic that provoked threats of a lawsuit and is a variation on his "Let's Kick Intel's Ass" that was pulled earlier. This super rare MacWorld Mac clone T-shirt is priced at $145 with mailing at cost of postage. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

Power Computing Corporation - Wikipedia
Power Computing Ad Campaigns
Other Power Computing items are also available; click the label below.

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

How to Prevent macOS High Sierra from Automatically Downloading

OSXDaily

RARE APPLE SINGAPORE POWER MACINTOSH T-SHIRT

MINT APPLE SINGAPORE LOGO T-SHIRT. This is a Hanes "Beefy-T" short sleeve Navy blue size Medium crew neck t-shirt. The fabric is 100% preshrunk cotton, made in USA so that alone means it's a rare shirt plus it was only available to a small team of Apple employees in the early '90's. It is brand new old stock.

The shirt front says "Apple Singapore Can Do!!!" The back (shown) has great graphics with a Power Macintosh "breakthrough" theme. The fist has an Apple logo ring and the text has some of the myths shattered by Apple's PowerMacs such as: "You cannot beat the clones." Great item for Apple collectors and reasonably priced at $45.

There is also a size Large version of this shirt on hand for $50. They may well be the only two available in North America. click here for a close-up of the fist. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel - mailing at cost.

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Apple Releases macOS High Sierra Security Update to Fix Root Password Vulnerability

Mac Rumors

Apple iPhone Development Camp T-shirt

This is a gray Apple Computer iPhone Development Camp t-shirt. It is pre-owned and sourced from a high tech collector in Cupertino California. It is made by American Apparel in Downtown LA  of 90% cotton and 10% polyester. Two sizes are available, a Medium and a Large. They are not brand new but the tags look new and there are no obvious signs of wear.

These rare Apple shirts have a 2-tone text on the front denoting the iPhoneDevCamp plus asymmetrical black flame graphics. Nice. Rare. Collectible. Never available to the public. $50 each with mailing at cost. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

There is also a size Medium white on black version on hand, click the DevCamp label below.

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

macOS: How to Remove a Time Machine Backup Disk

The Mac Observer

OS X 10.3 Panther collection

This is a collection of OS X 10.3 Panther items. The poster is in good condition with no tears or tack holes, just a few small wrinkles. It is priced at $100. Beside it to the right is a 10.3 server install box. To the left side and displayed is the retail install box showing the 3 CDs and manuals.

Front center is a genuine Apple Panther mouse pad, new and unused priced at $20. Several are available. On the right side in front of the server box is a size large Panther launch t-shirt. It is priced at $45. Buy the set (poster, shirt and pad) for $150 and they will all be shipped in a heavy cardboard tube with postage at cost.

Several 10.3 install box sets are available, click here to see the options and then click the Read more>> shown there for descriptions and prices.Boxes shipped separately. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Monday, November 27, 2017

psst: vintage Apple Computer G4 National Security Risk T-Shirt

Whoa! Here is a shirt you will not see again, and if you wear it you might not be seen again either. This one should quietly go into an extensive Apple T-shirt collection as a reminder of cheekier times at Apple. It is a Hanes Comfort-T assembled in Mexico of 100% preshrunk cotton USA made components. It is a one owner size Large in excellent condition with a large graphic on the back and a smaller version on the front chest. Under the G4 processor chip and the attention getting text is a small Get a Mac.

For additional background on the G4 chip, check this out: Was Apple's 1999 Power Mac G4 Really Classified as a Weapon?: “The Power Mac G4 was heralded as the world’s first personal supercomputer. It was so powerful it was even classified as a weapon by the U.S. government.”

This extremely rare Apple promo shirt is priced for the lawyered up Apple collector at $225. Caveat Emptor. Postage included. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel


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Saturday, November 25, 2017

Classic Apple Macintosh Picasso XL Sweatshirt

This brand new white long-sleeved cotton/polyester sweat shirt was made in the USA by Hanes and is size Extra Large. This "Picasso" style design was made to promote the original Apple Macintosh in 1984. The back shows the Apple name in red Garamond font.

This sweatshirt is new old stock and has never been worn or washed. It hadn't even been taken out of the factory taped bag and touched in 26 years until opened to take the photo shown. This rare vintage Apple collectible is priced $145 and that includes postage. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

Wayback Machine Archive of Byte Cellar's "Picasso" Macintosh Logo info
The 'Picasso logo,' created by Tom Hughes and John Casado, Apple saw as the embodiment of what the Macintosh offered consumers: a vision of style, subtlety, and friendliness that was a marked departure from any other computing experience available to users at the time.

-- click the Picasso label below for other 1984 Apple items--

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Friday, November 24, 2017

About Mac startup tones

Apple Support

Early 1990'S COMPAQ COMPUTERS T-shirt

Whoa! super rare find - brand new never worn, never washed COMPAQ computer shirt from back in the early 1990's. This shirt is an X Large/X Grande Hanes Beefy-T of 100% pre-shrunk cotton MADE IN USA! How rare is that?

The back has the great graphic shown and on the front is a small COMPAQ and the phrase "Journey Ahead". This would be a fine additional to any computer memorabilia collection. It is priced at $15 with mailing at cost of postage. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Why I Haven’t Upgraded To High Sierra

Low End Mac

Classic Macintosh T- Shirt: Been There... Done That!

This appears to be a brand new old stock unworn unwashed Apple computer shirt from back in the day. There are no visible signs of wear, no rips or snags. It is a Hanes Beefy-T size Large made in the USA of 100% preshrunk cotton. It has "Been There... done that!" on the front, and a list of accomplishments from 1984 to 1995 on the back.

This design is on the dust cover of the Apple T-Shirt Book and both sides are shown on page 181. It is the second incarnation of this design (the original which did not meet Apple shirt requirements). This shirt was sold in the Apple Company Store and referred to features Apple had developed and were being copied by Windows 95. There were  lots of Apple shirts in that era but few were chosen to be good enough for the Store.

It is very rare when this shirt is found in the wild in new condition. This highly collectible classic Macintosh shirt from back in the irreverent - and in Microsoft's face - days at Apple is priced at $125 with postage at cost. To see more shirts from the Apple T-Shirt Book, click the label below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

How to make a custom ringtone for your iPhone, with GarageBand on iOS

9to5Mac

Apple Evangelist Game Sprockets Shirt

This is a 1997 vintage Apple Game Sprockets black denim long sleeve shirt. This is a one of a kind item created by a former Apple Games Evangelist as the standard Games Sprockets shirts and jackets were blue denim. This shirt was never available for sale and no other black versions are known to exist.

It is a size Large in very good shape, having been in storage in Seattle for 9 years. It has a large embroidered "gears" logo on the back and a smaller design on the front. The shirt was made by Port Authority. It may have been washed a few times but the embroidery is still a glowing gold as bright as it was when new (it is possible the shirt was stone-washed prior to the design being embroidered on). Click image for a much larger view and click here for shirt front photo

This rare and collectible period of Apple history shirt is very reasonably priced at $145 and mailing is available at cost. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

Mac OS: What is a Game Sprocket?
Evangelism Marketing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

How the Macintosh got its name

Macworld UK
archive from 2004 updated 2014

YUM FlavorMac keyboard collection

Original G3 iMac "FlavorMac" keyboards - YUM. There are 5 shown: a Tangerine, Lime, Grape, Strawberry and Blueberry. A Graphite with a longer cord for towers is also available. 5 matching Apple hockey puck mice are for sale for $100 only when purchased with the keyboards. There is now a Grape mouse available, but a Graphite mouse is shown in the photo. The keyboards displayed can be purchased as a set for $180.

The Apple YUM poster from the Think Different campaign is priced at $75. A Graphite keyboard can be added for $50 and the matching mouse for $25. Similar individual YUM keyboards can be purchased separately for $50 each (as available) plus shipping, and there are 3 new old stock unused factory wrapped Grape keyboards on hand for $50 each.

Postage is at cost depending on destination. Several of the original iMac trayloaders as shown in the poster are also for sale including a Grape, Lime, Blueberry and Strawberry. Another Lime iMac in original box with accessories is available. To see a fairly complete list of the G3 iMacs in stock click here. To inquire further contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Apple Extends Free Repairs of Anti-Reflective Coating on Select MacBook and MacBook Pro Models

Mac Rumors

Official Apple Mothership Store Windbreaker signed by Woz

This is a brand new Steve Wozniak signed Apple windbreaker from the Mothership. It is a size Large zippered jacket made in Bangladesh by North End.There is a screened bitten Apple logo on the chest, contrasting piping, and two slash pockets plus two inside pockets.

The original owner had this to say: "I went up to Cupertino and visited Apple Headquarters, aka the Mother Ship, and bought this cool windbreaker. I was lucky enough to meet the Great and Powerful Woz, Steve Wozniak, and had him sign this windbreaker." Well, we may not be so lucky, so here is your chance to own and wear a piece of Apple legend. Reasonably priced for the collector at $100. Another Woz jacket is available, click the label below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Dogbert w/Mall TV Apple Store Sale animation art cel

This is an original production art cel from the 1999 season of the Dilbert TV cartoon show. The size is 13"x11". This is the original back painted cel accompanied by a glossy presentation background. It is now a lost art as Dilbert was one of the last hand painted cartoon shows prior to the transition to digital.

These Dilbert episodes originally were broadcast on the UPN network, but you can still see them on the Comedy Central cable channel. This cel was purchased from Nigelwackenfrets in Florida - the only source for the originals. It is highly collectible and is accompanied by certificate that this is an authentic Dilbert TV cartoon production art cel but aside from that this is one fine Apple collectible. It is reasonably priced at $75 unmounted/unframed in the shipping tube. Special cel matting is required. There is another Dilbert/Apple art cell available - click the Dilbert label below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Apple Needs a Smarter Way to Encourage macOS Upgrades

The Mac Observer

Brand New Bob Dylan souvenir 2006 tour hooded jacket

Dark on Dark - Dylan tour souvenir hooded coat, pvc outer layer is wind and water proof, black and gray, fleece lined, zippered hood, Dylan "eye" on the back, from his performance in 2006 at Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver, brand new, never worn, paper covers still on the zipper tabs, size large - priced at $75. To inquire about local pick-up in Nelson or for mailing at cost contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

Bob Dylan - Vancouver - Reviews - 10/11/06
Bob Dylan iTunes Commercial -YouTube

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Today in Apple history: Cupertino eyes the restaurant biz with Apple Cafes

Cult of Mac

Rare Apple Cafe coat from the abandoned Media Hub project

This is a very rare and vintage stadium coat from Apple's abandoned 'Apple Cafe' project. It is in near-new excellent condition sourced from a collector in Southern California.

It is a lined and substantial black Hilton brand jacket in a size Large made in Hong Kong of 100% cotton. There is a large embroidered Apple Cafe global logo on back and a small embroidered Apple rainbow logo on the front. It has a zipper front with snaps at top and bottom and 5 pockets on the front plus one zipper pocket in the lining and cinch pull-strings at the waist. The front photo is lightened to show the pockets better. It was a very limited edition coat for a small group of designers and promoters of the '96 Apple Cafe concept. The Cafe project was shelved in '97 as Steve Jobs returned to Apple and initiated a study for the stand alone 'store within a store' concept in Japan instead.

Here is a Wayback Machine snapshot of the original Welcome to Apple Cafe! at the Applecafe.com 'coming soon' webpage. This unique piece of Apple history is priced at $290 plus insured postage at cost. The coat weighs about 3 lbs. boxed. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

update: an identical size XL in unworn condition is also available it is priced at $325

read about the Apple Cafe concept here: From a parallel universe: The Apple Cafe

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Why you should not rely on iCloud Photo Library as your only media backup

Macworld

Apple Team Jaguar Short Sleeve Khaki Shirt

APPLE Computer Team rare employee-only short-sleeved shirt for Apple Computer engineers on the OS X 10.2 Jaguar development team. Jaguar, as the third UNIX-based Macintosh operating system, was a major milestone for Apple.

New Without Tags size Medium Apple Computer khaki shirt. Super rare collectible sourced from Cupertino, California. Features: Apple logo printed in white on front. Color: Khaki. Fabric: 100% cotton. Size: Men's Medium.
Click here to see the large "X" logo and "Team Jaguar" printed on sleeve. This brand new Apple tech shirt is priced at $30. All KootenayMac shirts are available for mailing for cost of postage. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Google: Our hunt for hackers reveals phishing is far deadlier than data breaches

ZDNet

Collectible Apple G3 iMacs for sale in Canada

These all-in-one early model Apple iMacs, circa 1998-2003, with power cords, still make decent starter, collectible, legacy software or back-up computers but will not play nice with recent iOS syncs, current browsers or newer YouTube videos anymore - software has moved on. Other G3 and G4 iMacs and towers are available; some color matching keyboards are also in stock. All are working and would be good additions to an Apple collection.

G3 iMac Graphite 600 - 20GB, 512 Ram, 10.4, CD/RW - $100
G3 iMac Snow 500 - 40GB HD, 512 Ram, DVD 10.4 - $80
G3 iMac Flower Power 500 - rare - SOLD
G3 iMac Indigo - SOLD
G3 iMac Ruby 450, rare, Combo Drive, 20GB HD, 10.4, 384 Ram $180
G3 iMac Strawberry 333, rare, $130, add $40 for matching keyboard
G3 iMac Lime 333 tray loader w/keyboard + mouse, 160 Ram, OS 9.2 - $120
G3 iMac Lime 333, collectors item, in original box with accessories box - $225
G3 iMac Grape 333, blue button CD door, OS 9.2 - $60, matching k'brd add $40
G3 iMac Blueberry 350, system 9 - $60, add 60$ for original accessories box
G3 iMac Bondi 233, OS 9.2, near mint, one owner - $120 

Some options, upgrades, parts machines and colored plastics are on hand plus some extra factory boxes for shipping safely - to inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel. For a full list of all computers available at KootenayMac, click here.

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Apple (Product)Red iPod Shuffle and Pocket Karma shirt collection

This is an Apple (Product)Red Special Edition collection consisting of 2 sets of iPod shuffles and new Apple Pocket Karma iPod nano promo shirts of your choice in Small, Medium or Large. All 3 size shirts are in the photo plus a size Medium or Large red iPod shuffle shirt - shown at the top - and it can be included also.

There are two iPod shuffle sets consisting of both 2nd and 4th gen (Product)Red shuffles. The two on the left are not new, and are in original opened boxes. They are in good condition and come with original charging cables. They are priced at $140. The set of two on the right are in unopened factory sealed boxes with all accessories and are priced at $200. The shirts are $50 each: there are 2 size small, 1 medium and 1 large available plus an iPod shuffle shirt.

Also included at no cost when purchased as a collection of 2 shuffles plus a shirt is a set of aftermarket unopened red earbuds plus a new red stylus as shown. Add additional shirts for $50 each. Everything shown is for sale for $490. Insured postage depends on box size and weight to your postal code. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

Vintage Apple Computer Logo Ink Pens

Heavy Metal - Apple Computers Colored Steel Pen - set of 5. The pens are approx. 5 1/2 inches long in 5 colors with a black Apple logo and soft rubber comfort grip. These pens were not sold retail and are used by Apple employees and resellers. The pens are metal and write in black ink. They are a nice addition to any Apple collection. There is one set available priced at $40. They were listed for $59.95 (now sold out) at another Apple collectible site. Mailing is at cost. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Friday, November 10, 2017

How to Open Zip Files on Mac OS

OSXDaily

Power Computing mouse pad

This is a black Power Computing mouse pad with the official Macintosh clone logo in red and "Power Computing" in white with phone number underneath. Additional bonus - the original Power Computing warranty card. This is a very rare mouse pad as none have been made since the late 90's. It measures about 7" by 9" and is almost 1/4" thick. It has not been moused on. It is priced at $18 - with mailing at cost.

Check out other Power Computing items by clicking the label below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Thursday, November 09, 2017

Adventures With the macOS High Sierra Install

The Mac Observer

Rare Apple store iPad promo T-shirt

Apple Computer store employee iPad promo t-shirt. Made of 100% combed cotton in Downtown LA by American Apparel. There is a small white Apple logo on the sleeve and the text reads: iPad “A magical and revolutionary product at an unbelievable price.”

This is a size Medium and it was worn and washed a couple of times during the week of the US iPad launch and is still in near new condition. The price is $12 plus postage. There is also a size Large that has been washed a few more times and it is priced at $10. They are very hard to find and are no longer being made. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Vintage and obsolete products - Apple Support

Apple Support

Apple iPad2 4x6 ft bus shelter posters

2 iPad2 posters: these are 4 foot wide by 6 foot tall bus shelter posters announcing the launch of the Apple iPad2 in black and white. They are uv-treated, double sided and are printed on a heavy coated thick and durable material. They may have a bit of edge wear but both are in very good condition overall.

Posters of this size of such high quality are hard to find and were never available outside of a few major US cities. They are backlit posters that were displayed mainly in LA bus shelters and select movie theaters. The double-sided printing gives an extremely life-like look to the poster when light is placed behind it. They were printed in limited numbers, which makes them rare and hard to get as most are destroyed after use and are not available otherwise. These two highly collectible Apple iPad2 posters are priced at $90 for the set with shipping at cost. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

- another set of the iPad2 posters are available but they were bent on one side in mailing and are $20/set - photos here

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Tuesday, November 07, 2017

USB-C vs Lightning

Macworld UK

Vintage Apple Tangerine G3 Clamshell iBook collection

This is a one owner Tangerine G3 300MHz iBook. It comes with a matching carrying case, manual and original yoyo adapter. It is running OS X 10.2.8 Jaguar, with the original but noisy hard drive and a new replacement battery. It is clean, in good condition and fully functional. It is priced at $190 with optional extras as shown. The Macworld poster, Think Different Tangerine t-shirt and genuine Apple mouse pad plus an iBook promo brochure and pen are available separately or as a set. Click the labels below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

read about the original clamshell iBook at Everymac.com

>> click for more computers available at Kootenaymac

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