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Jason Snell and a collection of long-time Mac watchers count down Jason's list of the 20 most notable Macs of all time, one per week. Hosted by Jason Snell.

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Jason Snell and a collection of long-time Mac watchers count down Jason's list of the 20 most notable Macs of all time, one per week. Hosted by Jason Snell.

    DayStar Genesis MP (#15)

    DayStar Genesis MP (#15)

    One of the most important developments in the history of the Mac was not created in Cupertino, but by a Mac clonemaker in a tiny town in Georgia.

    • 16 min
    Blue and White Power Mac G3 (#16)

    Blue and White Power Mac G3 (#16)

    Professionals were dragged out of their beige towers by an iMac-inspired Power Mac that featured a drop-down door, big plastic handles, and a raft of new technologies.

    • 16 min
    PowerBook 500 and 5300 (#17)

    PowerBook 500 and 5300 (#17)

    Apple follows up its groundbreaking original PowerBooks with a new set of laptops that ushered in perhaps the ugliest period in Apple laptop history.

    • 13 min
    Xserve (#18)

    Xserve (#18)

    Apple had made numerous attempts to sell server hardware, including a strange non-Mac server that Steve Jobs likened to a bizarre dream. But in the early 2000s, Jobs decided to take another crack at it, and vowed that this time things would be different.

    • 13 min
    PowerBook Duo (#19)

    PowerBook Duo (#19)

    The very first time Apple made a laptop that compromised in numerous ways, all in the question of being as thin and light as possible.

    • 13 min
    Power Mac G5 (#20)

    Power Mac G5 (#20)

    The classic "cheese grater" design of the Power Mac G5 influences the design of the modern Mac Pro, and also represents (in the worst way) the last time Apple embarked on a chip transition.

    • 21 min

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14 Ratings

m.t.majeski ,

Looking forward to rest of the series!

Most of the tech podcasts I listen to focus on the now and the future. Nice change of pace to listen to one that is more focused on the past.

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