Here’s proof (from 1988!) that Apple leaks are nothing new

“Long before the era of blogs and Twitter, Apple was not entirely successful at keeping its secrets secret,” Harry McCracken writes for Fast Company.

“I just found and digitized a local news item from San Francisco’s KGO, broadcast in February 1988,” McCracken writes. “It features the late tech-media pioneer David Bunnell, whose latest publication, at the time, was an Apple-centric weekly called Macintosh Today.”

McCracken writes, “Remarkably, it had gotten ahold of a 160-page internal Apple document about the Macintosh Portable, the company’s first truly mobile computer, which didn’t get announced until the following September.”

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