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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RE[3]: Mac Mini
by hobgoblin on Mon 14th Apr 2008 05:13 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Mac Mini"
hobgoblin
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2005-07-06

as on look at it, each iteration of a apple product seems to be less and less modification friendly.

about the only product of theirs that seems designed with ease of modification seems to be the mac pro...

but then im biased as i have not bought a pre-built system in ages...

ugh, just looked at the apple page and while the mac pro is more after market upgradeable then other apple products it still use what appears to be a very unusual motherboard and drive attachment system...

Edited 2008-04-14 05:22 UTC

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RE[4]: Mac Mini
by eggs on Mon 14th Apr 2008 05:22 in reply to "RE[3]: Mac Mini"
eggs Member since:
2006-01-23

It was very easy to upgrade the RAM and hard disk in my Macbook, both are accessible through the battery area. Although I had to buy a Torx screwdriver to get the sled off the hard drive, which was a pain.

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RE[5]: Mac Mini
by hobgoblin on Mon 14th Apr 2008 05:47 in reply to "RE[4]: Mac Mini"
hobgoblin Member since:
2005-07-06

glad to be corrected on it. so its not so bad as one can get the impression of at times...

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