Apple Cubebook?!
December 8, 2000 9:42 AM   Subscribe

Apple Cubebook?! Sounds like Apple is working their ass off to get new products out to show in January. The Cubebook sounds cool and I am sure there would be pictures if MacOS Rumors wasn't in Apple's back pocket.
posted by Brilliantcrank (9 comments total)
Actually, what I heard is that MacOSRumors makes things up out of whole cloth. No payoffs necessary. ;)
posted by darukaru at 10:15 AM on December 8, 2000

Don't forget, he was the one with the Cube photos last time - everybody always says, "Oh, man, he just makes this crap up!" but there they were... An alternate take on the current crop of rumors actually seems a little more plausible from a timing standpoint, but then Steve's boys did manage to keep the lid on the Cube until only weeks prior to MWNY.
posted by m.polo at 10:40 AM on December 8, 2000

Apple always works it's ass off to get new products finished by January.
posted by thirdball at 12:13 PM on December 8, 2000

Yummy. I guess I will wait on that Lime iBook for the motorhome...
posted by DragonBoy at 1:28 PM on December 8, 2000

Hmm, if AppleInsider's heard of it too then I'm more likely to believe it. Especially with an expo coming up.
posted by darukaru at 3:44 PM on December 8, 2000

But the story on AppleInsider said that it wouldn't be available any time particularly soon, so you might as well go ahead and buy your iBook. I am much more inclined to believe AppleInsider.
posted by donkeymon at 5:39 PM on December 8, 2000

I'm being a good boy and not commenting on this one...
posted by Steven Den Beste at 7:10 PM on December 8, 2000

Apple is currently "clearing the channel" on a lot of its products, so at the moment you can get some pretty good rebates on just about everything. This probably means that some new stuff is coming out at MacWorld SF in January. So if you're thinking of getting a new machine from them, your choice is basically 1) buy an existing product now at a discount, or 2) buy a new product in January at full price.
posted by Potsy at 12:03 AM on December 9, 2000

All I know is that I am typing this from my new Powerbook G3 500 MHz! Long live Apple!
posted by Brilliantcrank at 1:03 AM on December 9, 2000

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