What Would Apple Look Like in 1997? They Predicted It (Awkwardly) in This 1987 Video

Predictions of the future are pretty hard to get right, but Apple sure tried hard in this awkwardly hilarious video from 1987. Here the company predicted what the futuristic world of 1997 would look like, getting a number of things like world-wide Internet correct, and predicting a few devices that would take a bit longer (like a wearable computer similar to Google Glass).

This is One of the Most Beautiful Motion Graphics We’ve Ever Seen

What you’re about to see sounds like it could be the most boring motion graphic in the world: a 2-minute animation played at the beginning of the 2013 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) Keynote. But it’s one of the most jaw-dropping motion graphics we’ve seen in a while. Yes, it’s that damn good.

Pierre Cerveau Imagines What the iPhone Would Have Looked Like if Jobs Made It In the 80’s Instead

Remember the gigantic Zack Morris cell phone of the early 90’s? Apple would never create something so hideous. But what if Steve Jobs had visualized the iPhone 20 years earlier? The Macintosh Phone is what we would have had. Pierre Cerveau designs the concept of this retro awesomeness along with ads that might have lined the billboards of 80’s NYC. With a rotary phone dial, bulky pixelated screen, and 512kb of space, this would have been hipper than hipsters.

Think Apple’s $10,000 Watch is Expensive? Here’s How It Stacks Up Next to Luxury Watch Brands

Apple’s announcement last Monday that they are releasing a $10,000 version of their Apple Watch (the ‘Edition’) has the web in a flurry of varied opinion. It might be made from solid 18-karat gold, but how can the tech giant expect to sell an uber-expensive watch that will be obsolete in under 5 years? Worn by anyone without a LOT of disposable income, the Apple Watch Edition’s heart-rate monitor might show a serious spike.

A Look at Apple Prototypes from the 1980s

With Apple, it’s always been about the inspired and iconic design – and that was certainly true even in the early days. Keep It Simple: The Early Design Years of Apple is an insider’s look at those formative years as told through the eyes of designer Hartmut Esslinger. Working side-by-side with Steve Jobs in developing Apple into a global brand, their minds created the look and feel of the Apple IIc and Macintosh. These are the thoughtful concepts that surrounded those world changing products.

Happy 30th Anniversary Macintosh! Celebrate with this Massive Chart of Apple’s Legendary Products

30 years ago today, a shaggy haired young man wearing a bow tie unveiled a product that would change the world – it was Steve Jobs and the now legendary Macintosh. After an insanely intense final push to bring the small computer to market, he lifted the first Mac out of its tan bag and turned it on for an ecstatic audience… and no wonder.

The Macintosh brought the graphical user interface and computer mouse to the mainstream, made computers more accessible to non-nerds, and did it all from one slickly designed package. To celebrate the 30th anniversary of this momentous event, we bring you Pop Chart Lab’s “Insanely Great History of Apple” – a poster that documents all of their products, successful or not, from the Apple I up to today’s iPads and iPhones.

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Technofaces: Portraits of Technology’s Most Famous

In this technological age, the logos for the top internet and social media sites have become as recognizable as the McDonald’s golden arches. Graphic Designer Alejo Malia has created a line of illustrations that feature each of technology’s big boys in a caricature of their product. Which one is your favorite? Check out more of Malia’s designs on his website.

25 Creative Macbook Skins Using the Apple Logo

As sleek and clean as Apple products are, you can’t really blame people for trying to spice things up a little. With nothing but a partially eaten apple engraved into all of their products there is plenty of room for a creative mind to add its own finishing touches. These 25 creative Macbook skins are some of the most clever ways to personalize your Macbook.

The Largest Apple Collection in Russia?

It could be the largest collection of Apple products outside of the USA. Located in Russia, an avid collector by the name of Andrei Antonov has been collecting Apple computers, devices and other miscellaneous paraphernalia for over 30 years. His collection is impressive, almost as much as his passion for anything Apple produces.