July 13th, 2005

Atacama

I want Champagne.

I have no idea why, but suddenly I feel like I absolutely, positively cannot work any more today unless I have a glass of really good quality sparkling wine... RIGHT NOW.

Sadly, that's extremely unlikely. The only alcoholic thing within reach is a bottle of Labrot & Graham bourbon, and I have a meeting in five minutes... and I'd prefer to spare my coworkers the usquebreath.
Atacama

17" laptop price comparison

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Apple pros: Weighs less [by about a pound], has FireWire 800, has Gigabit Ethernet, runs OS X, faster with rewritable DVDs, better shock protection for the hard drive, faster Bluetooth, doesn't require antivirus software.

Dell pros: Far less expensive, generally faster, dual layer DVD support.

Pricing via Dell and Amazon.com.