Episode: Flashback 9: The Apple III


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Flashback 9: The Apple III

The Apple II was a big hit, but before the Macintosh took over, Cupertino shipped a couple of duds, the worst of which was the ill-fated (and kinda melty) Apple III.

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Links and Show Notes:

Ways To Help
Apple III Chaos: Apple’s First Failure | Low End Mac
The Apple III: mini review and repair - YouTube
VAW: The Ill-Fated Apple III
Refurbished Museum Quality Apple III 256K Computer Monitor /// 5.25 Disk Drive | eBay
Jerry Manock - Wikipedia
Photos of the Apple III
Apple III Backward Compatibility - Wikipedia
What killed the Apple III?
DigiBarn Systems: Interview with Wendell Sander, father of Apple III, by David Ottalini
InfoWorld on III FCC Issues - Google Books


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