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MagBytes 88 is available to download


MagBytes 88 looks at Apple’s new products, has news, tips and tricks and more. It’s available to download now from the link on this page.
Here’s the link: ——>MagBytes Issue 88 June 2017

(As always, other issues of MagBytes are available from the MagByes Newsletter link over there on the right.)

MagBytes Newsletter number 64, May 2015


This is a picture of issue 64 – the download link is below.
This is a picture of issue 64 – the download link is below.

Here it is, a month’s worth of news, tips and tricks all in one easy to use PDF which you can file for further use in the iBooks app on Mac or iPad.

This is the download link: >> Issue64May15 <<

(If you’re reading this in an email, you need to go to this link to download the PDF.)

Ron Wayne selling early Apple docs, MagBytes, cheap app bundle, Steampunk USB, Valve games sale


The cover of MagBytes has a picture of Rands 1954 vision of the Home Computer for 2004.
The cover of MagBytes 59 has a picture of ‘Rand Corps’ 1954 vision of the Home Computer for 2004′. Actually, the picture is an entry submitted to a Fark.com image modification competition, taken from an original photo of a submarine manoeuvring room console found on the US Navy web site, converted to grayscale and modified to replace a modern display panel and TV screen with pictures of a decades-old teletype/printer and television (as well as to add the grey-suited man to the left-hand side of the photo. (With thanks to reader Kathryn Adams)

Original Apple co-founder Ronald Wayne auctioning off early Apple documents — The story of Ronald Wayne almost sounds like the plot of a screwball comedy. One of the three original co-founders of Apple, Wayne sold his 10 percent stake in the company for $800 early in the company’s life, and then forfeited any future claims towards profits for $1500 later on. Despite these missteps, Wayne is incredibly important in Apple’s early history, writing the manual for the Apple I and drawing the company’s first logo.

MagBytes came out last light — It has tips and tricks for Mac and iOS, three pages of new products for Apple users and all the latest news and updates in the latest MagBytes PDF newsletter. Sign up to be notified of availability (free, private list, no obligation, opt out any time) by clicking ‘MagByes Newsletter’ in the toolbar above.
Coming … 5 new tips.

Name your own price Mac app bundles — That’s happening right now (for Black Friday) at Mac Observer Deals.

Games sale — Valve’s lovely game distribution service is serving up some fantastic seasonal deals starting today, with new sale prices coming each day and lasting either 24 or 48 hours.

For the person who has everything! Waterproof Steampunk USB drive with motorised gears.
For the person who has everything! Waterproof Steampunk USB drive with motorised gears.

Steampunk USB Flash Drives with motorised gears — Derrick Culligan has a shop on Etsy called steamworkshop where he sells amazing steampunk-style USB flash drives (for about NZ$380 but they’re really awesome), modified Zippos and more. Each piece is unique, so items get added to his shop as he makes them and pulled off once they sell.