The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Wednesday, 14 April 2004]

One lousy Christmas

Apple, Apple, Apple … We wait with baited breaths and loaded credit cards, and what falls out of the chimney but a speed bumped eMac? Sounds like a pretty good package for the price, but seriously? Remember all the smack Steve was talking about 3GHz G5s by Summer 2004? Remember the creaky-old display bezel design?

Tick tock…

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