State of the Macintosh, What is Apple up to?

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Date: Thursday, May 15th, 2003, 23:45
Category: Archive

Once again we seem to be in Apple Rumor Heaven. For those who may have been blind and not read a Mac based web site in the last week or so, you would notice the focus of just about EVERY site is rumors. Now, it is our policy not to publish rumors, but I think there is more happening than meets the eye. Lets us take a look at the State of the Macintosh.
Let us get started with the obvious. Since last fall apple has made only minor updates to the PowerMac product line. While they did increase processor speeds and decrease price, it is not all it is hyped up to be. Even though this is the Year of the Laptop according to CEO Steve Jobs, the PowerMac is the backbone of Apple’s professional market. More at MacHelpNet


An Airplane Hangar of a Backpack

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Date: Thursday, May 15th, 2003, 11:03
Category: Luggage, PowerBook 17-Inch

Brenthaven Professional 17 BackpackYou already know that the PowerPage is comprised of a few select editors with a fetish for luggage, but a new bag from Brenthaven has captured more than my attention it is making me re-think ergonomics on a larger scale.
Most discerning Mac users will agree that style is key and the PowerPage has always credited excellent bag design where it is due. Take our obsession with messenger bags like the Timbuk2 Commuter Messenger Bag for example. Although it is great looking, it tends to lean more toward fashion over function. That’s not to say I dislike TB2 – no way – it’s just that the more you use a bag, the more you need function first.