Welcome to Macintosh

A tiny show about a big fruit company. Hosted by Mark Bramhill.
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Feb 11, 2018

What's the cost of having the latest and greatest?

Dec 18, 2017

It's just a smartphone on your arm.

Dec 3, 2017

The story of a precious young Apple collector.

Nov 18, 2017

Where did Siri's voice come from — and where is it going?

Oct 28, 2017

The drama, the inspirations, and the hijinks that went into the creation of sounds you hear nearly every day.

Oct 15, 2017

If you have a music library on your computer, you probably use iTunes. It might not be by choice – there’s not much out there. But before iTunes, there was another app. An app that was beloved by many. An app that was quirky and strange and delightful. An app called Audion.

Today: a story about one of the Mac’s first big music players, and what it means to break with the mold of Silicon Valley and forge your own distinct, creative identity.

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Nov 12, 2015

The story of how a YouTube video made Steve Jobs dance.

Sep 30, 2015

For the past couple of years, Alex Kapelman has been plagued by an iPhone notification sound that constantly reminds him of one of his favorite songs. He goes on a journey to find out why — and learns that he's not alone.

Sep 24, 2015

Reflection on how John Siracusa started writing reviews of Mac OS X for Ars Technica.


A reflection on how John Siracusa began writing reviews of Mac OS X for Ars Technica.

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Music for Welcome to Macintosh is by the mysterious Breakmaster Cylinder.

Aug 5, 2015

"Downloading" programs in the '80s.



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Jul 21, 2015

Letting a button be a button.



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Jul 7, 2015

The Power Macintosh 7100 and the BHA.



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Jun 23, 2015

The Apple rumor mill.

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May 2, 2015

The history of Macworld magazine, from it's heyday to shutting down the presses.


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Apr 2, 2015

An Apple ][, a synthesizer, and dolphins.


Charlie Kellner playing the alphaSyntauri at Steve Wozniak's wedding.



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Mar 17, 2015

Apps before the App Store


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