Console Shock Podcast 132: Macintosh 40th Anniversary

Retro and current gen gaming chat, with Trev and Stu, its the Console Shockcast! A little late to the party, but Trev and Stu are finally celebrating a very significant birthday, the Macintosh is 40!

We talk about the legacy of one of the most important computers in the history of the industry, including where it all started and what makes it great! –

Trev is tackling Metal Gear Solid 2 for the umpteenth time, this time for realsies! – Where Mac fandom started for Trev in 2005.

– The state of the Mac in 1984 vs 2005 vs 2024.

– Using a vintage Mac today.

– Are the classic all-in-one 80s Macs actually worth owning?

– How the Macintosh II started the Mac on the path its on today.

– The PowerBook 100, where laptop design was codified. – How the Macintosh line became bloated in the early 90s.

– MacOS, how it evolved and why its better than Windows.

– Trev starting out on the Macintosh platform with the iBook G4 in 2005.

Check out Trev and Al’s other podcast where they reminisce about a different episode of Star Trek every month! : Intro segment: “1984” Apple Television commercial – Directed by Ridley Scott – Produced by Chiat/Day & Fairbanks Films – Released in January 1984 – Used here under Fair Use guidelines Intro/Outro Music – We Are Apple (Leading The Way) – Apple Marketing (1984) – Composer(s): Unknown