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Apple News from 20 Years Ago


June 2000: Chip History 2: Son of Chip History
Jul 1 • 69 min
This month we go back to the Mac… to the future. That’s right, the time vortex has us again and we find ourselves in the distant future, the year 2005. We discuss Apple’s chip transitions, the 2005 switch from PowerPC to Intel, and how that compares to…
May 2000: The Train Is Leaving the Station
Jun 1 • 67 min
Welcome back to Memory Protection! This month we peek under the hood at WWDC 2000. What do we find? Well, after a couple of missteps where Matt & Josh both watch the wrong keynote… Not much. When we do find the right information, what’s there isn’t all…
April 2000: You’ve Got To Have It
May 1 • 91 min
Welcome back to Memory Protection! This month we wise up, buy some old macs and finally talk definitively about what we have for the last year been talking about only speculatively. We unearth more iMac ripoffs, talk about Microsoft more than normal and…
March 2000: QuickTime’s Quick Crimes
Apr 1 • 70 min
Memory Protectors Unite! This month we look forward?! Josh & Matt don’t have a shiny new keynote to watch so they get excited about web browser release notes instead. They talk over Apple’s future releases and how their product matrix starts to extend…
February 2000: Chip History
Mar 1 • 69 min
Welcome back Memory Protectors! This month sees Apple jetting off to Tokyo for Macworld 2000 where Phil tries Sushi for the first time. There isn’t much to report other than a few product announcements. We discuss Apple’s big bear codenames for OS X,…
January 2000: Steve’s Turtlenectar
Feb 3 • 80 min
Welcome back to Memory Protection! This month we’re left speechless as Steve Jobs teaches us all about his brand-new ‘lickable’ Aqua interface for Mac OS X. Phil Schiller becomes more powerful than we could have ever imagined, Ron Burgess is spent & Steve…
December 1999: Welcome to the Willennium
Jan 1 • 57 min
Welcome back to Memory Protection! This month we depart from our Apple focus to discuss the crisis that was Y2K. What is it? What does it mean? How did we prevent it, how much did it cost and what were its effects on society? Has the success of Y2K made…
November 1999: Phenomenal Adoption
Dec 1, 2019 • 44 min
Welcome back to Memory Protection! This month we get lost in Apple’s web of mergers and acquisitions as we close on the miWillenium. We get to a point where we don’t know how to end the show, similar to the point in these show notes, I just don’t know how…
October 1999: Amaz!ng Features
Nov 1, 2019 • 80 min
Welcome back to Memory Protection! This month we get a little goofy for the spooky season. Apple is firing on all cylinders in October 1999 as Steve introduces the iMac/DV/SE, performs an exceptional iMovie Introduction, and Phil does a pacificst run of…
September 1999: Steve & Jony: A Fast & Furious Film
Oct 1, 2019 • 70 min
Welcome back to Memory Protection! September ‘99 was a slow month for Apple news, so Josh & Matt decided to tackle a subject that they have been thinking about since May. They talk Macintosh, the iMac & the iPad. 3 variations on a theme, 3 attempts to…
August 1999: What’s Better Than Three G’s?
Sep 1, 2019 • 77 min
Welcome back to Memory Protection! We thought it couldn’t happen again, and yet yes, it’s happened again! This month Josh & Matt watch another keynote…This time we leave the boring bits by the wayside and dig into what the people really want to hear…
July 1999: Pepsi Skullman
Aug 1, 2019 • 96 min
Welcome back to Memory Protection! This month Josh & Matt experience a strange sense of déjà vu as we take a trip to Apple’s Macworld Keynote. We talk about destiny, the completion of the product matrix Steve created when he reclaimed his brushed metal…
June 1999: Fun Once
Jul 1, 2019 • 65 min
Welcome to the 2nd episode of Memory Protection, where Josh and Matt get serious about the show notes. This week we discuss: Beige boxes, the iMacification of everything, Apple’s penchant for designing divisive user interfaces and whether or not Steve…
May 1999: WWDC and the MacMan
Jun 4, 2019 • 100 min
In this first episode of the podcast we look back to May 1999, with a focus on WWDC. Things are looking good for Apple after a rough decade and a very phlegmy Steve shows us his vision for the company. For your consideration: open the podcast doors Hal,…