Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 16th Jan 2006 12:55 UTC
Humor When Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1997, Micheal Dell was asked what he would do to fix Apple. Dell replied: "What would I do? I'd shut it down and give the money back to the shareholders." Following Friday's news that Apple had surpassed Dell's value of $71.97 billion, Jobs wrote an email to his staff: "Team, it turned out that Michael Dell wasn't perfect at predicting the future. Based on today's stock market close, Apple is worth more than Dell. Stocks go up and down, and things may be different tomorrow, but I thought it was worth a moment of reflection today." Who said capitalism is humourless?
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eat crow
by chrish on Mon 16th Jan 2006 13:48 UTC
chrish
Member since:
2005-07-14

Suck it Dell!

But don't take back my 2405FPW, I love it so!

Can't wait for Dell to release a dual-core laptop to see how/if they can compete with Apple's MacBook Pros. Also can't wait for Apple's PowerMac replacements...

- chrish

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RE: eat crow
by andrewg on Mon 16th Jan 2006 14:08 in reply to "eat crow"
andrewg Member since:
2005-07-06

They do and it uses a 53W battery instead of a 60W battery so it seems that battery life is better on the Dell, but the Mac is competitive spec wise although the Dell comes with a much more powerful graphics card a Nvidia 7800 compared with an X1600.

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RE: eat crow
by rayiner on Mon 16th Jan 2006 21:10 in reply to "eat crow"
rayiner Member since:
2005-07-06

LOL. For as much as Mac folks bitch about Dell, there are an awful lot of them with 2405FPW's hooked up to their Macs ;)

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RE[2]: eat crow
by chrish on Tue 17th Jan 2006 14:48 in reply to "RE: eat crow"
chrish Member since:
2005-07-14

Mine is hooked to the XP box I built a few years ago; I hooked it to my iBook last week and it was weird. Touch-pad + ( 1025x768 + 1920x1200 display) = pain! ;-)

- chrish

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