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The History of After Dark

Back when screensavers actually served a purpose (to save CRT screens), Berkeley Systems took the concept a step further, creating what is often considered the ultimate screen saver collection...on mighty toaster wings. Join Savvy Sage as he takes a deep dive into the history of After Dark.

Macintosh Classic Restored! (but mistakes were made)

Two years ago, I took on the challenge of restoring my Macintosh Classic to working order—it was my biggest tech project I ever took on, but I learned some new restoration techniques, while making some mistakes along the way...so here's the whole story!

You Don’t Know Jack Had a Game Show

In this Savvy Sage minisode, I'll be looking at a game show based on a successful video game that most people forgot existed—and if you think I'm kidding around, then YOU DON'T KNOW JACK!

After Dark Guide Books

In the early 90s, After Dark was a screensaver sensation...so of course there were books written about it! Join Savvy Sage as he uncovers two After Book guide books: Cool Mac After Dark and Art of Darkness! The latter book in particular also has a rather amusing story in it...

The Origins of Berkeley Systems

Berkeley Systems may be well-known for After Dark and You Don't Know Jack, but before all of that, they actually developed software primarily for the accessibility market...yes, really. Join Savvy Sage as he goes over the origin story of Berkeley Systems, their first software products, and their impact on the tech industry.

The Apple IIe: 40 Years Later (Retrospective)

It's been over 40 years since the Apple IIe was introduced, so it makes sense that Savvy Sage take a look at this piece of retro computing history, and why it's still considered a beloved retro system today!

Austin Powers and Backstage Pass Trivia Games

In this episode, I'll be showcasing not one, but two lesser-known trivia games from Berkeley Systems: Austin Powers Operation: Trivia and their forgotten swan song, Backstage Pass, along with their RARE pre-release builds!

A Nostalgic Trip with a Blue & White Power Mac G3 (Computer Showcase)

In January of 1999, Apple released their first pro desktop that signaled a major shift in Apple's design: The "Blue & White" Power Macintosh G3, which also happens to be one of those old Macs I used as a child—so as you can probably guess, we're going on a nostalgia trip for this Computer Showcase... 😈

Macintosh Classic Computer Showcase

It's MARCHintosh, so you know what that means: A vintage Macintosh showcase! In this video, I'll be showcasing the oldest Mac I have in my collection, the Macintosh Classic.

What Happened to Technology Showdown?

Technology Showdown was my most popular web series back when I started doing YouTube for the first time—it got more than 850,000 views over the course of several years, yet it only lasted 5 episodes and ended on a cliffhanger that was never resolved. What happened? Find out as Savvy Sage uncovers the full story of Technology Showdown.

Exploring my First Gaming Laptop

In this video, I'll be exploring my first gaming laptop, the Dell Latitude D830, with some surprises thrown in the mix... 👀

Fakin’ It! Overview

My first detailed review about a single Jackbox game: Fakin' It! from Party Pack 3!

RadioShack Shoppers Showcase

An old video covering the history of RadioShack, as part of the short-lived Shoppers Showcase series.

Kmart Shoppers Showcase

An old video covering the rise and fall of the Kmart retail chain, as part of the short-lived Shoppers Showcase series.

Macintosh Classic Review (2017)

An old review of the Macintosh Classic, as part of the short-lived Computer Cellar series. (Not affiliated with North Carolina-based Computer Cellar)

Gateway 7330GZ Review (2016)

An old review of a new in-box Gateway 7330GZ laptop computer, as part of the short-lived Computer Cellar series. (Not affiliated with North Carolina-based Computer Cellar)

Macintosh System 6

An old review of (almost) every version of Macintosh System 6.

Dell Dimension XPS T550 Review (2016)

An old review of my Dell Dimension XPS T550 minitower PC, as part of the short-lived Computer Cellar series. (Not affiliated with North Carolina-based Computer Cellar)

Power Mac G4 Review (2016)

An old review of my Power Mac G4, as part of the short-lived Computer Cellar series. (Not affiliated with North Carolina-based Computer Cellar)

Macintosh System 1 to 5

A compilation of software reviews covering every Macintosh operating system prior to System 6.

Technology Showdown: Icon Wars

The most popular Technology Showdown episode! Apple takes a vacation in another user's desktop, but little does he realize an icon war is waging!

TechNews Pilot

The pilot episode for a series that didn't go beyond its first episode, where I covered tech news, specifically the iPhone 6S.

Technology Showdown: Apple vs. Windows Part 3

The third Technology Showdown episode! The Winbuntu are ready to battle Apple once again. This time however, Tux is on Apple’s side, and there’s another opponent lurking…

My Processor Collection

One of my earliest pre-YouTube videos, showing off my collection of Intel CPUs at the time!

Free Comment Script Tour

My earliest video ever archived, where I demonstrate Free Comment Script running on my old website!