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Apple launched the 20 inch iMac. The G5 1.8 single processor has been discontinued for a dual 1.8 processor model. OS X 10.3.1 is out which solves the initial problems with Panther as well as two small security updates. PCs can now record DVDs at 8x with Plextor and Pioneer hardware. I don’t think there’s 8x media though. The next Windows OS (longhorn) launch delayed till Q4 2005 or later. OS X 10.5 should be on the shelves by then ;)

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” Moose “

It was not planned by any means, but we couldn’t help it but adopt this poor friend. While shopping for cat food Carolyn came across a non-functional returned computer at Sams (dead hard drive – no cds, no OS, no drivers) with 17 inch flat panel monitor just piled in a box. Visually everything looked in pretty much new condition, price was ok and geek is my middle name ;) … so we took it home and gave it a big dose of TLC. A wipe & vacuum, added two 200GB hard drives, doubled the RAM to 1GB, swapped the keyboard & mice for a wireless combo from Logitech and tada :) Moose was (re-)born. He found a very happy home on Carolyn’s desk. Matrix is still a bit surprised, but he’ll be OK ;) F Moose= Pentium 4 2.53GHz, 1GB RAM, dual 200GB hard drives, 17 inch FP monitor, dvd, cdrw, etc.

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