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Riccardo Mori has a collection of old Macs – and even some of their About boxes
Riccardo Mori has a collection of old Macs – and even some of their About boxes

Vintage Mac app About boxes show just how far we’ve come — Mac consultant, writer, and translator Riccardo Mori has a collection of vintage Macs, and he’s been putting them to good use creating a wonderful archive of About boxes while trying to determine what apps are on some old CD-ROMs and floppies.
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Apple celebrates new China Store with mural and video — Apple is only days away from opening its latest retail store in China, and to celebrate the event the company released a video showing artist Wang Dongling creating a mural that’s currently covering the location. The mural is a poem about West Lake in Hangzhou where the new store is located.

Apple highlights ongoing Campus 2 ‘spaceship’ progress in new aerial photos — Apple on Monday provided a fresh photo of its Campus 2 construction site in Cupertino, California, showing accelerated progress on the main ‘spaceship’ structure’s foundation, as well as work on ancillary buildings.

The opposite of Apple: A Mac user’s weird experience buying a PC laptop — John Moltz had never purchased a PC. “I’ve used a lot of them in the workplace, which is why I use Macs at home. It’s not that they don’t work, it’s just that I don’t like them.” He details his strange experience of trying to buy one.

LastPass unveils new Mac app — Web-based password manager LastPass has unveiled its first native Mac app.

Is your password on this list of 2014’s worst passwords? There are still surprising numbers of people who use passwords that are very easy to guess. For some reason, these are usually the same people who are shocked when someone breaks into their computer system and steals credit card or banking information. SplashData has published its list of the worst passwords on the internet, compiled from more than 3 million leaked passwords from 2014.