the new Apple iMac

From: Jeff Kaneko <>
Date: Thu May 7 16:59:42 1998

> At 12:41 PM 5/7/98 -0700, you wrote:
> >>Anyone see the new Apple iMac unveiled today? I like it. Instant
> >>classic.
> >
> >Has me excited. Beautiful design, fast G3 processor, really cheap...But
> >does it have a SCSI port? A floppy drive? Those are two things I can't
> >make do without.
> >
> >Tom
> >
> As I understand it, the only internal upgrade option will be RAM,
> expandable to 128 meg.
> There will be no internal floppy option. It will have a USB port, so there
> will probably be all kinds of third-party disk options for it--is/will
> there be a USB Zip drive?

No floppy, eh? These guys never learn, do they? They're gonna use
the USB port for disk drives? <snort!> Geeze, I guess they're fixing
to go bankrupt for real this time! Instant classic my foot. More
like instant 'Edsel' or instant 'NextCube'.

If you're not the lead dog, you shouldn't try to steer . . .
Received on Thu May 07 1998 - 16:59:42 BST

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