Posted on February 19, 2012 at 7:18 pm

NAAP – Show #1


David Greelish – Hosting

Blake Patterson

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Does the Apple Store still work? Is it still the best experience? We give a short history and discussion of past Apple retail – good and bad, then look at the Apple Store, its evolution, and see what’s gone wrong.

Music: in THE crowd by vosotros presents: the years

First Apple Dealer: firstTECH
Pictures: Connecting Point –  Apple dealer
YouTube: Frederick Computer Products
Picture: “David’s” Apple Store – North Point Store in Alpharetta, GA
Picture: “Blake’s” Apple Store – Clarendon Store in Arlington, VA
TidBITS 5/17/99: iMacs at Sears
CNET 12/10/97: Apple’s online store
Low End Mac: The Roots of Apple’s Retail Stores
Wikipedia: Apple Stores
YouTube: Apple – Steve Jobs introduces the first Apple Store Retail 2001

Blake’s pics: Macheads Welcome to Macintosh


Direct link to podcast: NAAP-Show-01.mp3

4 Responses to “NAAP – Show #1”

  1. Rob on February 20th, 2012 at 8:55 am says:

    Hey, make sure we all know when it shows up in itunes, because some of us (me) aren’t seeing it out there.


  2. Rob on February 20th, 2012 at 8:57 am says:

    I did finally trick itunes into downloading it by pointing it at the posts feed –

    Whew, I thought I was going to have to go 10 whole minutes without another podcast with Greelish!

  3. Steven Weyhrich on February 22nd, 2012 at 10:13 am says:

    Enjoyed the first podcast; can’t find a link on this page to send comments other than this box (maybe I’ve missed it). Kind of like trying to find someone at the Apple Store to give my money to …

    Good topic, and good mix of old and new info. Maybe could use a couple fewer “Not another Apple podcast!” statements at the start, unless that was just for this inaugural episode.

  4. Rose on April 5th, 2012 at 12:00 pm says:

    This is cool!

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