Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 15th Oct 2010 20:54 UTC
Apple Is it an indication of Steve Jobs' (in)famous strive for perfection, or just stupid bone-headedness? The white variant of the iPhone 4 was first delayed for a few weeks, but those few weeks became 'end of the year'. Now we know why: the manufacturers Apple employs are apparently having issues matching the shades of white of the various components. This anecdote ties in nicely with a very interesting interview with John Sculley about Steve Jobs' ways of doing business.
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RE[7]: Hmmm
by r_a_trip on Mon 18th Oct 2010 11:53 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Hmmm"
r_a_trip
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That's just a crappy Mac workaround to replace an ability PC users have had for ages : take the HDD out of the computer with no skills and only a screw driver.

Sorry to butt in, but taking out the harddrive to troubleshoot? We Linux users have had the ability to boot a Live-CD on the affected machine for years and do what we need to do on the drive in place and copy stuff to an external USB drive if necessary.

Work around or not, the ability to mount a Mac as an external drive on another Mac sounds nifty. It sure beats disassembling the machine to get at the disk/data. Pulling apart a machine should be a last resort, not par of the course.

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