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(NYC Resistor)   Guy finds 1986 Mac SE on New York street, boots it and discovers photos of original Mac SE team hidden in the ROMS   (nycresistor.com) divider line 20
    More: Cool, Macintosh SE, boots, free softwares, peas, original, Royal Ontario Museum  
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2012-08-29 08:26:33 PM  
Came for ascii pron.
Leave the thread dry.
 
2012-08-29 09:01:09 PM  
Wow, so they did all that to find a known Easter Egg that a google search would have turned up. I guess kudos for doing it the hard way.
 
2012-08-29 09:30:34 PM  
I have one of those in my garage. Yes, it boots.
 
2012-08-29 10:06:10 PM  
Read Only Memory....Slot?
 
2012-08-29 10:11:26 PM  
 
2012-08-29 10:27:49 PM  
cdn.smosh.com
 
2012-08-29 10:33:06 PM  
While these group portraits aren't new to long-time Mac followers, they're like an archaeological find to those who came along after the Second Coming of Steve. Also, without System 6.0.8 diskettes or an attached interrupt switch, dumping the ROM was probably the best way to get at the images. Or, perhaps they were familiar with these photos, but used this broken Mac to demonstrate the fundamentals of poking around vintage firmware. Maybe this rediscovery will inspire Mac Hackers to go after more elusive quarry inside OS X and iDevices, which came along after Apple endeavored to keep Easter Eggs out of shipping products.
 
2012-08-29 11:02:58 PM  
The audio I bet will be the same as the ][ GS audio easter egg with the3 entire team yelling APPLE 2!
 
2012-08-29 11:06:56 PM  
Apple to sue this nerd in 3... 2... 1...
 
2012-08-29 11:32:50 PM  
I'll be the odd man out.. I think this is rather cool.

/don't own any apple product either
 
2012-08-29 11:48:14 PM  
I miss my Mac Classic.
Shame the HDD didn't survive being put in storage.
 
2012-08-30 12:11:43 AM  
Cool they did that. Miss my mac+.

/this article should be the standard for journalism.
//DIY, just need jumpers and a bit of experience to replicate.
 
2012-08-30 01:16:42 AM  
this is the level geek that reminds people of how truly creepy the geeks you knew in HS really were. TV's The Big Bang Theory has replaced scary reality with harmless lovable.
 
2012-08-30 01:36:16 AM  
Man, they needed a PROMdate to hack that thing? N00bs.
 
2012-08-30 02:27:29 AM  
All those kids are over 100 years old now.
 
2012-08-30 03:25:28 AM  

vudukungfu: Came for ascii pron.
Leave the thread dry.





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2012-08-30 04:32:51 AM  
Again?
 
2012-08-30 06:28:59 AM  
on sale for $126,000
 
2012-08-30 09:13:02 AM  
I've been working on emulating my classic mac programs with Mini vMac, Basilisk II and Sheepshaver, so I'm getting a kick.

I miss the old games, Dark Castle, Beyond Dark Castle, Bolo, Airborne. And the newer games, like Squirrel Kombat, Realmz, Rescue! are also plenty of fun.

/Wait til this guy finds out what happens in Dark Castle on Christmas.
 
2012-08-30 09:18:02 AM  
um ..I have a Mac SE on my desk.

CSB alert:
I use it to break in new tech support guys. When a really green guy starts work here, I ask him to help me get my "Mac" on the network. When they show up at my office they are not quite sure what to say. I try to be as serious as I can. Ask him if I will need a boot disk to check my email. Sometimes they bite and its awesome. Most of the time they know better.
 
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