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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RE[4]: So in summary...
by Morgan on Sun 14th May 2006 15:24 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: So in summary..."
Morgan
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2005-06-29

Thank you for the updated info. I wasn't aware the limitation had been lifted, and frankly I'm surprised Apple took such a move, considering their past issues with hardware/software lock-in.

Oh and to clarify: iDVD was installed by default and would run on my Mac Mini, which didn't have a SuperDrive. However, I (obviously) couldn't burn my projects to DVD, even with an external burner. I never bothered trying iDVD in iLife '06.

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