Join us for the third episode of Macinography, where we look at influential hardware, software, and ephemera of Apple and Apple-related subjects. Our topic this time is perhaps the most influential Apple laptop of all, the Titanium PowerBook G4. This machine’s exotic exterior and supercomputer insides would change portable computers forever… but it has to contend with its dark side to do so. Listen to find out how it all happened.
The Titanium G4 on:
Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PowerBook_G4 Apple-history https://apple-history.com/pg42001 MacWorld San Francisco Keynote https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pICctkS12fY Low End Mac https://lowendmac.com/2014/low-end-macs-compleat-guide-to-titanium-powerbooks/ Macworld’s Review of the 800MHz DVI model. https://www.macworld.com/article/1001522/powerbook.html
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