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> The Cube, Ten Years and Counting...
post Jul 1 2011, 07:12 PM

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10 years already? My how time flies.

...the Cube came right near the end of the Think Different campaign, and in some ways, even before the iAge changed the form of computing completely, the Cube was the last word on what Apple Computers was trying to accomplish with the PC itself.


Ten years ago on Sunday, Apple called it quits on one of its oddest products ever, the G4 Cube. The Cube was a strange and wonderful machine that continues to fascinate today - but it was widely perceived to have failed. Some people thoroughly enjoyed the failure, thinking it served Apple right... Dull people will always cheer a bold experiment that goes wrong...


And go check out what Marcelo has done to celebrate the Cube's 10th Anniversary!

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post Jul 1 2011, 08:28 PM

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I just read the TUAW article before you posted this. Nice to see there's still some life in the little guy! Has me thinking about pulling the old girl outta mothballs and sprucing her up a bit. I miss the little beauty on my desktop. Glad there's still a few people around here. Happy 4th to all my fellow American's!
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post Jul 1 2011, 09:56 PM

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Maybe you've seen this little tribute to the Cube:
I sent in a picture of my Cube, it would be pretty neat to load up the XLR8 mailbox with pictures of current Cubes, OEM and modded, that are still up and running!

This post has been edited by dbculp: Jul 1 2011, 10:02 PM

QB now has a Sonnet 1.2 GHz processor, 1.5 GB RAM, Maxtor 120GB/8MB hard drive, Matshita DL-DVR, GeForce 6200 with Zalman VGA cooler and a Zalman case fan, all in a clear PowerLogix case; OS X 10.5.8
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Long live da Cube!

Even hp made one!

(this time it's really what it seems to be - a subwoofer) smile.gif
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