Category: Tales from The Platform Wars

An entertaining look back on the early days of The Mac vs. PC Platform Wars

“Intel Inside.”

From the very beginning of “The Platform Wars,” there was a clear technical difference under the hood. Apple produced its early Macintosh computers using Motorola’s powerful, graphics optimized 68xxx family of CPUs. IBM and the clone manufacturers relied on the…

Back When The Rebel Alliance Battled The Death Star.

  In the Multi Colored corner, The Graphics Contender from Cupertino, California, sporting the Motorola equipped 680xx series chips, The Apple Macintosh. And in the Big Blue corner, from Armonk, New York, the Number Crunching Champion fueled by the Intel…

“She Got the Apple Computer Newbie!”

Apple Loves Newbies

Apple can do many things. Mending broken hearts is not one of them. even Apple has limits. Sometimes things that start out great, end up in a real mess. Separations, and ultimately divorces, create messes like nothing else. Eventually, the…