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Monday, December 25, 2000


You've just installed a massive 16MB RAM upgrade in your Power Macintosh 7500! All that's left to do is close the computer. Everything seems fine when you slide the cover over the chassis, until you hear that familiar tinny crunch. Drawing back the cover, you find a mysterious component dislodged from the front of the computer. I've struggled with that sheet metal nightmare for inexcusable amounts of time, trying to clip it back onto its guides. It never seems to fit! Apparently I'm not alone in this. If you have had a similar experience in Bezel Hell, please join our support group in the Message Board. Operators are standing by.

Monday, December 18, 2000


Rumor has it, Apple had a great idea for an ad campaign: Windows PCs are the dinosaurs of computers—an antiquated, dying breed. Apple Macintosh, on the other hand, is a highly evolved and adaptable creature, much like a mammal. The idea was cute, but Apple never took it beyond cybersquatting. If you don't believe me, check out

Monday, December 11, 2000

Multiple Monitors

One of the cool things about the Macintosh is that you can easily hook up multiple monitors, allowing a user to double or triple his display area. This could come in handy for those jobs that require so much processing time that the status bar spans across every monitor, (which only happens in cartoons like this one).

Monday, December 4, 2000

Taking apart a Power Mac 8100 is like diffusing a bomb, except that a bomb has less wires to deal with. Want to add 32MB of RAM? First you'll have to disconnect every wire in the computer. That makes it easier to remove the logic board! Don't forget your screwdriver, pliers, and soldering iron.
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