Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 4th May 2013 09:36 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems "NeXT Computer (the original 68030 cube) was a high end workstation that was manufactured between 1988 - 1990. Back then it was a very expensive machine as a complete system would start at $6500 (in 1988 dollars). The machine is a 1 foot cube magnesium case that houses the computer. At the time, its performance was impressive, with a Motorola 68030 CPU running at a screaming 25Mhz, a dedicated floating point CPU, and a digital signal processor built into the system. NeXT cubes featured a magneto-optical drive that stored a whopping 256 Megabytes (by comparison, high end Mac systems at the time might have featured a 20 Megabyte hard drive.) In its day, this was the "Ferrari" of desktop systems!" No new information for the average OSNews reader, but lots of beautiful photos for a beautiful Saturday afternoon.
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RE[3]: I miss NeXTstep
by Chris_G on Sat 4th May 2013 15:54 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: I miss NeXTstep"
Chris_G
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Progress is a matter of opinion. I for one, adore GNOME 3. I suspect you see that as a step in the wrong direction. I'm also quite fond of the recent trend toward tiling window managers. That's my opinion. One could, in principle, engage in civil discourse. Disagreeing with you does not make one an 'ignorant fcuk.' I know it's the Internet, but that's a poor excuse for abandoning respect and cool-headedness.

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