What Macs did Steve Jobs Own?

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    keremtezcan

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    Title says all. But I really wonder if he had the fastest mac or a mac that suited his needs.
     
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    boy-better-know

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    In his book there was a nice picture of him in his home office, he had a 30" cinema display if I remember correctly. Other than that I really do not know. Would be interesting to know though.

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    Ahh here it is, you can see a Mac Pro beside his legs.
     
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    Or PowerMac G5.
     
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    boy-better-know

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    Very true, depends when taken.
     
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    What Macs did Steve Jobs Own?

    All of them. :D
     
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    Peace

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    Except for the ones we purchased.

    :p
     
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    I wonder how it made him feel if/when his computers gave him issues. Maybe he went to work and tracked down the people responsible and admonished them.
     
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    Steve's computer photo

    That looks exactly like my PowerPC G5 I'm currently using until the 27" iMac is available next month.:)
     
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    He likes the standard desktop form factor. Good man.
     
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    gmanist1000

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    Probably all of them.
     
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    I doubt it, Apple is very into integration with software and hardware. I would think they got this mindset from SJ.

    So, I'm guessin this pro was a gift.
     
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    ixodes

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    One of his prize possessions was the Windows laptop he received from his friend Bill Gates.
     
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    Ddyracer

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    Source?
     
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    ixodes

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    I have over twenty years as an Apple enthusiast, customer, investor, and historian. It's something I just know. It's well documented if you read about the relationship between those two as friends, arch enemies, competitors, and titans in the industry. Their special connection is why the only letter Steve kept at his deathbed was the one from Bill Gates.
     
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    cosmichobo

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    I know that both Jobs and Woz were given TAMs... and that Woz used his in his home office... No idea what Jobs did with his, given his apparent dislike for the machine.
     
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    Only the ones without optical drives and flash.
     
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    I've read of Jobs referred to as 'the ultimate user' (playing on the phrase 'end-user'), due to him personally using and testing products extensively. I'd assume that he was constantly upgrading to apple's latest range and prototypes of all models so that he could give his ultimate judgement.
     
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    cambookpro

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    A PowerBook G5. :p
     
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    Drunken Master

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    Don't ever say "form factor" again.

    That's almost as bad using hashtags on Facebook.
     
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    #I don't get it #Wish that was funny #Move along

    1) In computers, the form factor (sometimes hyphenated as form-factor) is the size, configuration, or physical arrangement of a computer hardware object. The term is commonly used in describing the size and/or arrangement of a computer case or chassis or one of its internal components such as a daughterboard

    Source: http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/form-factor
     
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    Drunken Master

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    It's halfway between tech-speak and business-speak. Almost as bad as "price point".

    Economy of language. "He prefers the traditional desktop form factor" would read just as well if the term was dropped: "He prefers the traditional desktop."
     
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    alksion

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    Haha.. You can't be serious?
     
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    Drunken Master

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    I am and you shouldn't capitalize "you" in that sentence.

    And an ellipses has three perioids, not two.
     

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