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Selling the Apple II: Three true stories

CNET’s Rafe NeedlemanĂ‚ celebrates the 35th anniversary of the introduction of the Apple II with a few anecdotes from his days as a high schooler selling computers as a summer job at the local Computer Connection store. Ă‚ Discussed areĂ‚ Dan Bricklin’s killer app, VisiCalc; Todd Rundgren’sĂ‚ Utopia Graphics Tablet System; and a CorvusĂ‚ 10 Meg hard disk system that […]

Posted inElsewhere, Events, General 14 Ways to Celebrate the Apple II’s 35th Birthday

Over at, Technologizer’s Harry McCracken has listedĂ‚ 14 great celebration ideas to commemorate the 35th birthday of the Apple II. Ă‚ Our favorite? Ă‚ #13: AttendĂ‚ KansasFest! Ă‚ Also worth a read: Harry’s 35th AnniversaryĂ‚ Tribute to Apple’s First Iconic Product. Ă‚ And check out theĂ‚ photo gallery while you’re there. (HT Ken Gagne)