Linked by alcibiades on Wed 10th May 2006 19:40 UTC
Apple I started out as a Mac user in about 1985 in a world which will be totally unfamiliar to almost all readers of OSNews. You wrote out your stuff by longhand, and a secretary typed it on a word processor. If you were lucky and able to manage it, you could dictate it. But you did not dictate into a dictating machine, because these were big heavy and expensive. You dictated it directly to someone who could 'take shorthand'. If you had a PC, it ran DOS. You looked for your files, and moved them around, started applications, one at a time, from the command line, and the command line was not pretty, it was green on black.
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If Apple is to survive
by vasper on Thu 11th May 2006 10:23 UTC
vasper
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2005-07-22

Apple will need to open their hardware to cloning if it is to survive. Also it will need to license MacOS X x86 to OEM vendors.

Contrary to those who say they are not going to buy another Apple, I am thinking of buying my first one.

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