We're suckers for new Apple tech. Every time Apple releases some new
kit, we immediately start whining about how much we want it and coming
up with reasons why our existing Macs need to be replaced. But we also
have soft spots for old-school Apple gear, and we've amassed a
collection that serves no other purpose than to sit on a shelf looking
cool. Now we want to see your vintage gear.
The fruits of Apple’s 2008 acquisition of P.A. Semiconductor finally saw
the light of day when Steve Jobs unveiled Apple’s iPad. Underlying the
sleek user interface and minimalist hardware is the Apple A4. The A4 is a
system-on-a-chip (SoC) running at 1GHz. No mere CPU, the A4 includes
integrated 3D graphics, audio, power management, storage and I/O
While the Apple tablet hype has been in full force for the past few months, the actual tablet rumor has been going on for years. While the tablet has yet to appear, the Mac|Life staff has been hard at work creating mock-ups of the fabled tablet. Check out some of our favorite and one that still makes us giddy when we see it, the tablet dock.