Jason Snell and a collection of long-time Mac watchers count down Jason's list of the 20 most notable Macs of all time, one per week.

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#10: Mac Portable (#11)

October 9th, 2020 · 24 minutes

Thank goodness there are second chances, because Apple's first attempt to make a portable Macintosh was as inauspicious at it gets.

Guest Starring: Harry McCracken, John Gruber, John Siracusa, Shelly Brisbin, and Stephen Hackett


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Brian Hamilton provided postproduction help. Thanks to Paul Kafasis for the inspiration for the Space Shuttle deep dive.


20 Macs for 2020 at Six Colors
Mac Portable Unveiling
Liftoff Podcast
STS-43
Ejecting a floppy disk in space