Deatomization: MacAddict 1996

MacAddict was not the first, was not even my first, Mac magazine (that goes to MacWorld, I believe, and Mac Home Journal, respectively). But no doubt it was my favorite, picking my family up as a faithful subscriber when I was a teenager until I went away to college years later. It’s humor, coverage, design, attitude, and topics were so much more my level than the MacWorld my Dad used to get. And that’s why I started my deatomization project- to bring the Internet an almost forgotten piece of history, MacAddict.


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Deatomization: Build Your Own Mac

This is the first entry in a new project of mine called Deatomization – where old books, magazines, tapes, etc. will be digitized however possible- scanning, converting, emulating, etc.

The first entry is a curious book from 1991 by Bob Brant, called “Build Your Own Macintosh and Save a Bundle”, covering the landscape back then of taking Macs (from 128k to the almighty IIfx) and putting them into custom cases, with third party keyboards, mice, RAM, Hard disks, video cards, etc.


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