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Before iWatch There Was the Apple Watch

19 August 2013 919 views No Comment

Back in 1994, Apple encouraged users to upgrade to System 7.5 by offering them the choice of an Apple Watch or a free copy of Conflict Catcher 3.

Waiting for the iWatch? Rather than hold your breath remuse yourself with this bit of Cupertino kitsch from the ’90s — Apple encouraged users to upgrade to System 7.5 by offering them a freebie — their choice of an Apple Watch or a free copy of Conflict Catcher 3.

The next major release was System 7.5 (codenamed “Capone”, a reference to Al Capone and “Chicago”, which was the code name for Microsoft’s Windows 95), which included bug fixes from previous updates and added several new features… — Wikipedia

System 7.5 was the first to bundle MacTCP and introduced QuickDraw (2D rendering), Apple Guide (help) and PowerTalk, which has become today’s Keychain.

Do you have happy memories of System 7.5? Conflict Catcher? Do you own an actual Apple watch? Share your reminiscences in the comments below…

Via HuffPo

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