Update: The Highest PowerBook

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Date: Monday, February 1st, 1999, 00:00
Category: Archive

Several sharp readers responded with photos and clips of the actual highest PowerBook which reached the top of Mt. Everest in 1996. Interestingly, the PowerBooks performed beautifully, but it was the batteries that proved to be troublesome. It was so cold, the batteries had to be placed in plastic freezer bags and boiled. Read all about it on Apple’s Web site.

PowerBook batteries ready for boiling