Subject: Re: Anyone ever used a Compaq EVO laptop?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 06/03/2003 16:39:52
In article <Pine.NEB.firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Jim Wise <email@example.com> wrote:
> * apple was selling SCSI desktops when buying a desktop PC meant the
> old crappy IDE
> * apple was selling machines with 16-bit sound on board when an 8-bit
> sound blaster was 1337!!1!
> * apple was first to market with machines which shipped with 16-bit
> video support.
> * apple supported transparently dual-headed systems almost a decade
> before windows, and a decade and a half before Xinerama
> * apple sold the first laptop with integrated wireless
> * apple sold the first desktop to support USB keyboard and mouse out
> of the box, and the first desktop to support firewire out of the
Well the major ones:
* The lifetime of apple hardware is < 2 years. By that time, apple has
switched technology to something completely new and different and your
box is obsolete. That is nice if you have the $$$'s, but annoying if
* Apple's price performance ratio is always smaller than PeeCee's.