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    Macintosh Plus + iPad = Cooler than an aquarium

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    1. phlatphrog 61 months ago | reply

      I've been saying for months that the iPad is what Steve Jobs wanted the mac to be in the beginning: an information appliance. This photo perfectly captures that theme.

    2. Chung Chu 61 months ago | reply

      Hmmmm... I don't really want to canabalize my prized Macintosh Color Classic...but this is a great idea.

    3. maasmeier 61 months ago | reply

      Did u all see the iCade? Not just affordable, but veeery impressive. Search for it.

    4. iljajj 61 months ago | reply

      Now, I DO have a broken-down Plus at home... who will help me build my bluetooth keyboard into the MacPlus's?

    5. unicornguy18 61 months ago | reply

      I'd perfer just having the Mac classic.

    6. kenfagerdotcom 61 months ago | reply

      Much cooler than an aquarium. I shudder at the number of good toaster Macs that have been sacrificed.

      Also congratulations on having this photo used on Consumerist.

    7. dsemaya1 61 months ago | reply

      I have a gutted Mac Plus that I originally intended for a Macquarium 10 years ago. I wonder if this would be a better use. Maybe integrate a dock. Unfortunately I don't have the original keyboard from the Mac Plus.

    8. kenfagerdotcom 61 months ago | reply

      You can always put one of those cheap digital picture frames in there. That would be pretty sweet. I have a Classic with a severely miscolored case I have been meaning to transform.

    9. blakespot 60 months ago | reply

      That's no Mac Plus, it's either a orig Mac 128K or a "Fat Mac."

    10. ole seegelken 60 months ago | reply


      One cool thing is missing... add an iphone Icon to your iPad and your friend will freak out (or not ;-)

    11. jordan neil [deleted] 60 months ago | reply


    12. jubizo 60 months ago | reply

      Blown away that's sic man! It looks retro futuristic which is what Apple is all about!

    13. mapgoblin 60 months ago | reply

      @blakespot, Good Eye. You're partially right. Upon closer inspection that is not the front bezel of a Mac Plus. The back half of the case is definitely from a Mac Plus. In my giddyness of the first day with an ipad I must have switched the bezels and grabbed the front of the 128K. So this would actually be an iPad + 128K + Mac Plus.

    14. -E* 60 months ago | reply


    15. Martin Dougiamas 59 months ago | reply

      For maximum nerd points you should run this aquarium app on it, so it looks like one of these :)

    16. JackBuckles 56 months ago | reply

      that's awesome! Can

    17. legofan78 [NOT DELETED] 53 months ago | reply

      Can you buy these anyware or is it custom?

    18. Emperor Ray [deleted] 48 months ago | reply

      1980's & 2010's technology combined together! :D

    19. net_efekt 8 months ago | reply

      In colour? Mine was black and white.

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