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Monday, February 25, 2002

Problems Cubed

When Apple released the new G4 Cube, many people complained that the clear lucite enclosure had cracks along the edges.  To make matters worse, customers reported that their beloved Cubes were randomly going into sleep mode .  Apple quickly resolved the problem by discontinuing the Cube.

Monday, February 18, 2002

Short Circuit

On February 8, 2002, Apple severed their relationship with Circuit City, notifying them with a corporate memo stating they would be pulling all merchandise and display equipment.  Perhaps this is Apple's way of punishing Circuit City for confusing the DVD standard with a proprietary DVD format called Divx, which died in 1999. 

First Sears, now Circuit City ... is the writing on the wall for reseller CompUSA?  Discuss below!

Monday, February 4, 2002


With Apple's new Mac OS X, which is based on the Unix flavor FreeBSD, it's easy to run terminal applications like vi.  But only a true Mac hacker could get Mac OS X to run on Apple's short-lived legacy Macintosh IIvi!   alt.hacintosh (now called alt.hackintosh) used to be a forum for creative Mac hackers, but now just caters to serial number swappers.

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