Pictures of the G5 Laptop. WOW.

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  1. BWhaler macrumors 68020

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    I got this from my Apple spies.
     

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  2. jsw Moderator emeritus

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    I think it's fantastic that they've finally decided to add a grill to the PB. Having a portable computer is nice, but it's even better when you can grill a tasty burger as you browse MR on the beach.
     
  3. Mr. Anderson Moderator emeritus

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    haha, damn that's good.

    any idea what really happened?

    D
     
  4. zelmo macrumors 603

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    I'd have cried like a baby if that happened to my PB. How hot do you figure that thing got to crisp up like that?

    BTW, is there a high rez version of that to be had?
     
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    well looks like the "never to be built g5 powerbook" was going to use the same formfactor. but i guess no one will ever really know
     
  7. Phatpat macrumors 6502a

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    A would wager money that that was once a Powerbook G4.

    Exploding batteries are pretty cool, as long as it doesn't happen to me.
     
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    LOL. Nice one :)
     
  10. ITASOR macrumors 601

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    Actually I read an article on that picture and yes it was a battery recall issue on a G4 PB.
     
  11. jsw Moderator emeritus

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    What's under there on the 17"? The battery on the 12" inch is on the right side, front corner.
     
  12. runninmac macrumors 65816

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    wow. that must be some battery issues. If that was just to randomly happen to me I think i would cry. Another thing theyre goin with intel.
     
  13. zelmo macrumors 603

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    Actually, I think it is a 15". Looks like it has the same number of rows of "holes" as my PB. The battery on the 15" is under the left front corner.
     
  14. wordmunger macrumors 603

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    There was definitely a thread on this a while back. Can't remember what the conclusion was, but speculation was about the same as in this thread.
     
  15. cube macrumors G4

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    Intel does not make batteries.
     
  16. runninmac macrumors 65816

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    Ahh good point. Don't know what I was thinking :rolleyes:
     
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  19. The_Man macrumors 6502

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    That picture looks about accurate.



    Maybe Digitimes will convince me otherwise
     
  20. Daveway macrumors 68040

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    WTF?!!!!?? is that woman's problem?!! :eek:

    I would have graciously disposed of it far her. ;)
     
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  22. SpaceMagic macrumors 68000

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    I read about this last year... it's just like that woman who put her dog in the microwave to dry off... :eek: :confused:
     
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