Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Here's why Apple chose the phrase "Hey Siri"

iDownloadBlog

Apple iPod Shuffle collection

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 silver 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 $300 is a rare polished stainless steel unopened 3rd gen iPod shuffle that was only available at the Apple Stores - click the label below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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

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Monday, April 23, 2018

The Woman Who Gave the Macintosh a Smile

The New Yorker

Apple Store Specialist T-Shirt size small

If you bought a Mac and got the free iPod touch a couple of years ago then you might have seen this shirt on a store employee. This was a New York Apple Store manager's uniform during the promo. The t-shirt is teal, in a hard to find size Small, made by American Apparel. The front of the shirt has the icons of a Mac laptop and iPod touch and the back of the shirt says "Buy a Mac for college. Get a free iPod touch." in white lettering. The left sleeve has a white Apple logo with the word Specialist.

This shirt was the uniform for the Back to School Sale 2009 at Apple stores and is no longer being made. This shirt was worn and washed once and is in excellent condition. It is priced at $22 with mailing at cost of postage. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Saturday, April 21, 2018

computers, devices and hardware available

kootenaymac: current list

Apple Levi Denim Jacket NWOPS 1990

This jacket is from a New York state vintage Apple collection; it has been worn and washed once and looks new. It is a size 48 XL denim LEVI jacket that Apple distributed as a souvenir at their October 1990 NWOPS sales meeting in San Antonio, Texas - note the Armadillo on the logo. It has an embroidered red bitten Apple and a booted armadillo crested with "Arm'd For Success."

It was made in the USA by Levi Strauss & Co., it has 4 outside pockets and two inside pockets. All the leather tags, the red Levi labels and the 527 metal buttons are in place. Note: NWOPS on the jacket stands for Apple's 'Northwest Operations' Sales area: Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Idaho, Montana. This extremely rare genuine Apple Levi western cut jacket is reasonably priced at $90 with mailing available at cost. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Friday, April 20, 2018

How to Enable Dark Mode on Twitter for iPhone and iPad

OSXDaily

Macworld Expo 2001 T-Shirt

This is a brand new old stock t-shirt from the Macworld Conference and Expo in San Francisco, California in 2001. It is a white size XL and appears new - not worn or washed. It is a Lofteez by Fruit of the Loom made of 100% preshrunk cotton with USA components assembled in Honduras. The large graphics shown are on the back and the front has the same info over the left chest in small text. It is priced at $12 - plus postage. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

How can I tell if my information was shared with Cambridge Analytica?

Facebook Help Center

Mac The Knife Y2K t-shirt XL

This is a Mac The Knife, MTK : Y2K : NYC short sleeve t-shirt. This is the MacWeek Rumors column icon and is the same shark design as shown on page 184 of the Apple T-Shirts book. This may be one of the few remaining survivors of the "Mac The Knife parties thrown by MacWeek on the Tuesday before each Macworld Expo."

It has been washed once or twice but looks brand new. "Mac" - the silk screened Shark graphic - and the text are mint. Made by Fruit of the Loom 100% Heavy pre-shrunk cotton and it is Made in Canada! How rare is that?

The size is XL and the color is black. The Shark is on the front and the Mac the Knife Y2K NYC sponsors are on the back. It also has MacWeek.com MWNY 07.20.2000 on the back. It extremely rare and is priced at $175 for the dedicated Apple collector. Contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel to inquire. All KootenayMac shirts are available for local pick-up or mailing at cost of postage.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Mac Mouse Double-Clicking Instead of Single Clicking? Here’s the Fix

OSXDaily

Apple Store Employee New Hire 'The Journey Begins' T-Shirt


This 2nd generation Apple Store employee new hire T-Shirt was given out during orientation back in 2000. The front has a purple Apple logo and the back has "The Journey Begins". This is a rare collectors item and is a great addition for any Apple collection.

This is a size Large short sleeve Tee assembled in El Salvador of 100% preshrunk cotton components made in the USA by Hanes Beefy-T. It is not new and has been washed a couple of times but is in fine condition. It is priced at $28 and is available for mailing at cost of postage. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

see The Journey Begins shirt (and others) at: Apple T-shirts and Memories - TikiRobot!

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

How to remove your Facebook data from macOS

9to5Mac

Apple Macintosh vintage bumper sticker collection

This is a collection of 6 genuine Apple and Macintosh bumper stickers in 3 different designs circa 1990. They are vinyl and tend to stretch and distort a bit though one of each design is markedly in better condition. The smallest sticker, top, is about 3x9.

The price for this collection is $120 and that includes postage. There are other Apple stickers and decals available - click the labels below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Google is testing self-destructing emails in new Gmail

TechCrunch

New Apple Mountain Lion 10.8 launch T-shirt

This is a brand new Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion launch shirt. It is a dark green size XL made in Haiti by Hanes Beefy-T. It was unfolded once for this photo. You may never see another one offered especially in unworn/unwashed condition.

This is a very rare Apple promo shirt for the Mountain Lion operating system. Mountain Lion was released to the public via the Mac App Store on July 25, 2012. It is priced at $75 with postage at cost. Several other Mac OS X shirts are available, click the labels below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

update 1: a new size Large is now available, price is $75
update 2: there is a brand new hard to find size Small available for $65
update 3: a size Medium brand new priced at $70

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Saturday, April 14, 2018

Apple clone Power Computing ADB Mouse

One-button ADB mouse that came with the Power Computing Mac clones. Manufactured by Macally. For a few years in the mid-90s Apple allowed Power Computing to make Apple Macintosh compatible computers. Steve Jobs ended that program upon his return to Apple.

This vintage mouse is priced at $40 with mailing at cost. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

Click the Power Computing label below to see the other rare clone collectibles.

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Friday, April 13, 2018

FTC: Warranty-voiding language like Nintendo’s and Sony’s is illegal

Ars Technica

MICROSOFT OFFICE Reflective Jogging Shirt

Be seen - with high tech hi-vis. This is a brand new Anvil label pre-shrunk orange with reflective silver and white trim long sleeve 100% cotton adult size XL walking - biking - cycling jersey shirt. The front mark is the Microsoft Windows Office 2007 logo and on the rear of the shirt is the mark Microsoft Office along with the Microsoft Office 2007 logo.

This long sleeve reflective shirt is priced at $12 with mailing at cost. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

And yes, KootenayMac has a few Microsoft items for sale

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Experiencing Bluetooth problems on your Mac? Try this

iDownloadBlog

Rare Apple shirt "Be as un-PC as possible"

This is an Apple Campus Rep product promotional shirt, c. 2007 made by American Apparel. It is a size Small chocolate brown long sleeve t-shirt. The front graphic is screened and the caption is "Be as un-PC as possible". On the back under the collar is a white Apple logo with MAC. The shirt has been washed but label and graphics look new. It is priced at $20 with mailing at cost. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Cambridge Analytica Could Also Access Private Facebook Messages

WIRED

Vintage Apple corporate Health & Fitness t-shirt

This Apple operations shirt is a size Large 100% cotton Hanes BEEFY T and Made in the USA. These were sold along with matching tank tops at the Apple headquarters Health & Fitness Center in the 90's. This design (both front and back) is featured on page 128 of the Apple T-Shirt Book in the section on Human Resources. This shirt is from a high tech collector in Cupertino California. It appears to be in the original bag and looks to be in new condition. It is reasonably priced at $22. KootenayMac has other shirts from the Apple T-Shirt Book - click the book label below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

How to Make a Window Full Screen on Mac

OSXDaily

a collection of 10 Apple operating system T-shirts

This is an impossible to buy anywhere else collection of Apple promo and launch T-shirts for 10 different Macintosh operating systems. The collection goes from OS 8 to OS X 10.8 missing only 9 and 10.1 Puma. Included are System 8 and 8.5, 10.0 Cheetah, 10.2 Jaguar, 10.3 Panther, 10.4 Tiger, 10.5 Leopard, 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.7 Lion and 10.8 Mountain Lion.

They are all size XL except the 10.3 Panther which is a Large. The Mountain Lion is available in S/M/L or XL (all brand new). The Lion, Mt. Lion, 8 and 8.5 are new, some are still sealed in a factory bag. The rest have been washed once or twice and are excellent condition; the Cheetah is in very good condition. This genuine Apple promo collection of 10 Macintosh OS shirts is priced at $590 plus insured postage. The eight OS X shirts, minus the System 8 and 8.5 shirts, are priced at $490 plus postage at cost.

The Jaguar poster is available separately in a heavy cardboard tube for $50 plus postage. Additional Mt. Lion shirts are $75 each. A new sealed 10.5 Leopard XL shirt can be substituted for $25 more. A new Medium button front khaki Team Jaguar short sleeve shirt is also available, click the Jaguar label below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

read about the launch dates for OS X versions at OS X - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Monday, April 09, 2018

How to kick out companies that access your Facebook profile

Cult of Mac

MacWorld expo "In Mac We Trust" t-shirt

This is a rare MacWorld size small t-shirt with "In Mac We Trust" on the front and an American flag over www.macworldexpo.com on the back so it predates the Macworld Conference & Expo. It is a brand new shirt - never washed, never worn - made in El Salvador of 100% cotton by Lofteez. It is priced at $35 with postage at cost. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

Macworld Conference & Expo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Saturday, April 07, 2018

Apple G3 Flower Power and Blue Dalmatian iMac brochure

This is a G3 iMac Flower Power and Blue Dalmatian fold-out brochure. It is the Canadian edition from www.apple.ca with copyright 2001. It is in mint condition and features the 2 rare limited edition G3 psychedelic iMacs. The folded-up brochure has the lower Flower Power on the left as the front cover and measures 3x4.5 inches and it opens to a 9x12 inch Blue Dalmatian iMac as shown on the right. It is a fine addition to a vintage Apple collection. It is priced at $25 plus $1.50 for envelope and postage. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

for additional Flower Power collectibles click the labels below

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Friday, April 06, 2018

Facebook spies on your messages to make sure you’re being good

Cult of Mac

GOOGLE logo Red Nylon Rain Jacket

GOOGLE logo Nylon Jacket Red Medium NEW with TAGS. Great, soft, water resistant Google logo windbreaker rain shell. Regular retail at the Google Store was $49.99 US.
Features:
Google logo printed on front. Windproof/Waterproof.
Grommets in armpits for ventilation. Concealed hood in collar.
Critical seam taping. Full front zip fastening.
2 Pockets with reverse access and elasticated cuffs.
Size: Men's Medium. Adjustable drawcord hem.
Color: Red. Fabric: 100% Nylon with Polyurethane coating.

It's reasonably priced at $35 and is available for mailing at cost as are all KootenayMac shirts and jackets. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

Also available are several Google t-shirts, black and white in various sizes.

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Thursday, April 05, 2018

Tired of minimalism, this designer wants to bring skeuomorphism back

iDownloadBlog

Vintage Apple II GS College long sleeve shirt

This shirt was made to celebrate the Apple II, which was developed in 1977 and was among the world's first successful computers. It features a large rainbow treble clef on the front and Apple II GS College with the bitten apple logo is on the back. This is NOS (new old stock) that has never been worn or washed.

This shirt was from the company store and is featured on page 8 of the Apple T-shirt Book. It became proof that Apple hardware was not in compliance with the agreement with the Beatles' Apple Corp which led to a lawsuit over music reproduction. These shirts date from the 80's and the GS refers to the model's enhanced graphics and sound. There are two identical size Medium long sleeve shirts in stock both made in the USA by Anvil of 100% pre-shrunk cotton. They are priced at $25 each with mailing at cost. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Wednesday, April 04, 2018

How to Delete a Facebook Account

OSXDaily

Apple Student Union promo t-shirt new in bag

This is a brand new unopened factory sealed vintage Apple campus promo t-shirt. It is green with Student union on the front and an Apple logo on the back.

This rare shirt promoted the iPod and iBook bundles for the Apple Education markets on college campuses. It was distributed only to Apple personnel promoting the Education bundles. The charging wire between the devices forms an ampersand (&) symbol.

It is a size XL made in Mexico by Comfort Colors of 100% preshrunk cotton. There are two available and the price is $30 each. There is also a well washed and quite faded green size Large available for $12. Other colors from more recent and very similar Apple promotions are also available - click the Student union label below. Shipping is at cost of postage. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel


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Tuesday, April 03, 2018

How to clean a Mac

Macworld UK

Apple iBook Clamshell Poster Collection

This is a collection of 4 original Apple G3 iBook Clamshell promo posters. The poster at top left has a picture of the Graphite iBook and the text is “Black tie optional.” The bottom of the poster has the graphite Apple logo and is inscribed “Think Different. The price is $45.

The top right poster has a picture of the Graphite, Grape and Tangerine iBooks with text “iBook. Now with iMovie.” The bottom of the poster has the lime Apple logo and is inscribed “Think Different”. It is priced at $45.

At bottom left is a memento from MacWorld New York 1999. The "go go go" Tangerine iBook promo poster is in moderately good condition with a few wrinkles around the go go area and pin holes in the corners. It is priced at $55.

The bottom right Blueberry iBook poster has from 1 to 3 tack holes in each corner and two very small creases and a 1" colored pencil mark at the top edge a bit right of center. This  "go go go" poster has the Apple part number LO4017A on it with text of Macworld New York 99 across the width of the bottom. It is priced at $50.

These posters were for promotional purposes only and were not sold in Apple stores and have become hard to find. The upper posters are 22" by 28". The lower posters are 24" by 36". All are printed on heavy card stock poster paper. The price for the 4 posters as a set is $195 and insured postage is at cost in a heavy cardboard tube. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Monday, April 02, 2018

Microsoft Is Officially Not the Windows Company Anymore

Bloomberg

Vintage SNL Macintosh 1995 Macworld long sleeve shirt

This is a rare Macintosh Macworld long sleeve shirt from 1995. Proudly worn and washed in good condition with some wear on the screened graphics. "Macintosh" down one arm and 3 of the bitten Apple logos down the other arm. "The Power To Crush The Other Kids" on the front and MACWORLD '95 writ large on the back. You may never see another one of these offered for sale.

It is a size X Large Hanes Beefy-T, fabric made in the USA assembled in Mexico of 100% preshrunk cotton. The Power to Crush the Other Kids shirt is described on page 184 of the Apple T-Shirt Book. It is not the sanctioned Apple registered trademark edition that was sold in 1996 at the original Apple Company Store nor is it the original version that was hawked outside the San Francisco Macworld in 1995. This is a high end version that was probably made special for an Apple Evangelist as a Macworld promo. Priced at $175 with postage included in North America. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

MacIntosh Jr, The power to CRUSH the other kids - SNL
There are other SNL shirts available, click the SNL label below.

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Saturday, March 31, 2018

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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Friday, March 30, 2018

Leaked Facebook memo: 'Ugly truth' justified any growth tactics

Engadget

Red Hat Linux computer stickers

One new set of Powered by Red Hat "Linux" stickers. The 3 small squares on the left measure 1.125" by 1.25" and the circle is 3.5" - on one backing sheet. Price is $18, postage included. Other Linux Red Hat items are available, click the labels below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel


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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Old and New Version of Skype for Mac Download

OldApps.com for Mac

Apple iPod MacBook bundle T-Shirt

This is an Apple promo t-shirt. It is a green size Large T made in Mexico of 100% pre-shrunk cotton. It has been washed several times and shows some fading but is in good condition with crisp silk screened graphics.

This rare shirt promoted the iPod and iBook bundles for the Apple Education markets at college campuses. It was distributed only to Apple personnel promoting the Education bundles. The wire between the devices forms an ampersand (&) symbol and below is Student Union - clever indeed. This shirt is priced at $12 and is available for mailing at cost. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

does 10.6 snow leopard support skype?

Official Apple Support Communities

Apple iTunes T-shirt

This is a size XL black Apple Computer iTunes T-shirt. It is made in Nicaragua by Hanes Beefy-T of 100% preshrunk cotton. It has been washed several times and is in good used condition with only minor fading and almost no cracking of the white screened graphic. This hard to find shirt was given out to Apple store employees for the promotion of iTunes. It has  iTunes  on the front as shown. It is priced at $15 with mailing at cost. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

there are several other iPhone, iPod and iPad shirts available, click the iPhone label below

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

How to speed up a slow Mac or MacBook

Macworld UK

Silver Apple iPod Shuffle 2nd Gen factory sealed in collectors gift box

Shown here is a new factory sealed rare collectors' Apple iPod Shuffle 2nd Generation 1GB Silver Model A1204, MB225LL/A.

This iPod is still brand new. It has never been opened and comes in the hard to find original presentation box.

It is priced at $180 plus insured mailing at cost. There are other iPod Shuffles available, click the labels below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Monday, March 26, 2018

Jim Reekes: The Apple sound designer who created Sosumi

CNBC

Rip.Mix.Burn - G3 Flower Power iMac poster

For sale are two classic G3 iMac Flower Power posters. They are 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. The posters measure 22" x 28". Fine print text on the edge includes iTunes, copyright 2001, Think Different, Apple part # L12939A

The Flower Power iMac poster is a requisite addition to any vintage Apple collection. Both posters are in good condition, but both have a few visible wrinkles and a bit of edge wear from over the years. Neither have been displayed or mounted. Click the image for a March 2018 photo. They are reasonably priced for the collector at $90 each or $160 for both and are available for mailing at cost of postage in a cardboard tube. The companion Blue Dalmatian poster is also available - click the label below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Saturday, March 24, 2018

Apple Store Employee Long Sleeve Exercise Shirt

Apple store employee nylon long sleeve shirt with rubberized Apple logo patch. The shirt has never been worn or washed. Brand new and warm! 100% authentic Apple retail employee standard issue size Small.

Color: Black with gray rubber Apple tag on right sleeve. Material: Imported lightweight weave made of Nylon. Very similar to "Dry-Fit" material. This is a warm long sleeve shirt. Very rare. No writing on shirt, the authentic rubber Apple tag is on the right sleeve. Priced at $15 with North America mailing for $10 postage - total $25. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Friday, March 23, 2018

How to fix a Mac USB port that isn't working

Macworld UK

ROXIO TOAST LOGO T-SHIRT 2XL

This is a great "Warhol" style short sleeve black crew neck t-shirt. The shirt is made by Fruit of the Loom. Size/brand info was printed inside the shirt - no tag - but I can't make out the size. Measurements are consistent with XXL or 2XL. Chest measurement side to side is 25". The fabric is cotton.

Shirt front features the Roxio logo. On the back there is a large graphic of cd's in toasters. Text says, "TOAST the art of burning". Priced at $18 - mailing at cost. There is another Toast T-shirt available - click the Roxio label below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

This Is How Your Facebook 'Likes' Reveal So Much About You

iDropNews

iBook Clamshell collection poster #2

This poster is from a retired Apple dealer's old collection of Apple Clamshell style iBook posters. This poster has three tack holes in each corner and a couple of small creases but nothing major that detracts from its appearance - when framed they would not be noticeable.

The Apple iBook "Black tie optional" poster is approximately 22 inches wide and 28 inches long. This a a genuine Apple poster with part number L05043A from the Think Different campaign. They could be a good addition to an Apple collection or decorate a computer room or IT office. This Graphite iBook poster is reasonable priced at $45 with mailing at cost of postage. These posters are hard to come by and there are three others in this series available as a set. Click the 'Go go go' label below. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

If You're Not Ready To Delete Facebook, Here's How To Limit The Data You Give It

BuzzFeed

Apple Store Employee G5 Tower Launch T-Shirt

This is a very rare Apple Store G5 launch T-shirt. It was the Apple store employee promo shirt during the introduction of the G5 towers. The front shows the white Apple logo and the back (shown) has a large "G5".

This shirt a black short sleeve, the size is a Large adult. It is brand new unworn and unwashed in mint condition. It is made by American Apparel of 100% cotton. It is priced at $45 and is available for mailing at cost of postage. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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