Those who fail to learn from history must be doomed to make Apple’s “Think Different” ads. The award-winning commercials imply that the likes of Jackie Robinson and Albert Einstein would have been card-carrying Mac users — a neat trick, since most of the folks in the company’s ads had shuffled off this mortal coil by the time the Mac debuted. But what if a rip in the time-space continuum allowed us to hand out new iBooks to Mohandas Gandhi and Miles Davis? Some interesting tech-support calls, to say the least.
1937, 39 years before the founding of Apple.
Tangerine 64MB iBook, for its rugged case and portability on those long transatlantic flights.
MOST LIKELY TO:
Install DeLorme Earthmate GPS Receiver and Street Atlas 6.0 bundle before ill-fated flight around the world.
WHAT SHE SAYS:
“Courage is the price that life extracts for granting peace with yourself.”
— And $179.95 is the price of that Earthmate and Street Atlas bundle.
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