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« on: July 15, 2019, 04:05:14 pm »

Does Apple’s simplified Mac lineup have a hole in it?

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<p>When Steve Jobs came back to Apple, one of his early moves was to vastly simplify what had become a bloated line-up of Mac hardware. Jobs famously showed off a two-by-two product grid: pro and consumer, desktop and portable. Filling the grid were four products—iMac, PowerMac, iBook, PowerBook—each addressing one of those combinations.</p><p>The two-by-two grid lasted for several years, until the debut of the category-busting Mac mini in 2005. Since then, there’s been an almost magnetic impulse to cite the grid as the holy grail of Apple product design aspirations. Every time Apple releases something a new Mac, pundits try desperately to figure out how to shove the latest addition into the already bulging grid.</p><p class="jumpTag"><a href="/article/3408323/does-apple-s-simplified-mac-lineup-have-a-hole-in-it.html#jump">To read this article in full, please click here[/url]</p></section></article>

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