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Old At Heart: The Love of Vintage Macs

Bearing an obsession for Macs is hardly abnormal or uncommon these days. Let's face it. Steve Jobs can see into your dreams and extract a product that will ultimately be your missing piece. It is only natural that you reunite yourself with said piece, and so on... thereby increasing Apple’s market share. But some of us have older 'missing pieces' still floating out there in the void, just waiting to make us whole. There’s no…
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Added by The Mac Observer on March 25, 2008 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Pismo: Eight years later...

As my trusty Pismo (Powerbook G3 Firewire) turns eight years old, I reflect not only on how I've made use of it over the past eight years, but also on how it has altered my overall expectations of what a great notebook computer should be. I suppose it's worth noting that eight years is an incredibly long time for any computer, much less a portable, to remain viable. That said, my Pismo has in no way come close to calling it quits.…
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Added by The Mac Observer on February 23, 2008 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Hollywood, meet Computer...

After revisiting the commercial flop that was 1995's The Net, I was sadly reminded of the fact that Hollywood has yet to deliver an accurate portrayal of computers in film. The "masses may be asses," but trying to convince any audience that Sandra Bullock is capable of debugging a software program with a few keystrokes borders on insult. While films may generally require one to suspend their…
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Added by The Mac Observer on February 22, 2008 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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