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But Apple’s color pendulum eventually swung back, and Apple trended toward less ostentatious products, both in hardware and software. “Steve always wanted to stay one step ahead. When the industry started to become very colorful and lickable, then he realized––and Jony and I realized––that we needed to take a different path,” recalls Don Lindsay, Apple’s former design director of the Mac OS user–experience group.

Mark Wilson, salon.com

iBook modification project

The major drawback of the Clamshell iBook is the limitation of the 800x600 screen specially in OSX, which was build for larger screens. On the iBook modification project page you can find instructions how to connect a 1024x768 screen to your Clamshell. There are still some limitations concerning DVD playback.

The discussion started at macnnforums in december 2006, but now the thread was closed because the project moved.

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