Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 13th Apr 2008 16:29 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Every now and then, a computer comes along that makes a mark, that sets a trend, or that simply stuns you - but not because of its internals, its processor or its software, but because of its appearance. Through the history of computing, there have been a number of computers that were actually designed to appeal not just because of raw technology alone, but also because of stunning looks. Read on for a countdown of my ten most beautiful computers.
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by baixogavea on Mon 14th Apr 2008 16:55 UTC
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To remember the "original" cube, the Cobalt Qube. A nice-looking headless server (Apache, SAMBA, ftp, AFP, etc) with a small LCD display, that was purchased (the company, Cobalt Networks) and discontinued by SUN. I don't know what legal stuff did happen between Cobalt Networks and Apple, but the latter could say that (as Bill Gates/Microsoft supposedly said about the GUI) that they both copied the NeXT cube.

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