In looking at the upcoming XFL, the “extreme” football league, Boston Globe columnist Alex Beam
looks at other
“extreme” things in life. One of those is the “Extreme PC: A computer that actually works, like a Macintosh.” (Thanks to MacCentral reader, Larry Davis, for the heads up on this one.)
Meanwhile, PerformanceBike is offering a series of Cat Eye Mity 3 Cyclocomputers in iMac colors (though the company doesn’t refer to the iMac). You can check out the biking accessory at the
PerformanceBike Web site. (Thanks to Gary Urban for alerting us to this tidbit.)
Also, as Stavros Georgeadis was walking on 57th Street and 5th avenue in New York City, he noticed two rings full of diamonds in the Tiffany’s window — and a PowerBook G3 that was paired with the diamond rings.
Finally, Fry’s Electronics in San Diego CA, has a large display of office/computer furniture. And every desk has an iMac for a prop, said Lee Dronick.
(If you’ve sent us an item for our Famous People column, please be patient. It will appear, but we’ve been swamped with entries. If you know of a famous person using the Mac, send it to Yours Truly at
firstname.lastname@example.org. If you want credit for your “Mac spotting,” be sure to include your full name.)