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Crazy how far laptops have come in 10-15 years...no matter if is a Mac or PC.

I always get a good laugh at old technology too! Y2k sticker cracks me up! Haha.


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...and your switch to a Mac has what to do with this old Tecra laptop?? I'm confused..

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I don't think apple embraced these Y2K stickers lol... so.... *confused* lol

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That thing looks like a toy. <_<"

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Even more confusing is the fact that the newish looking laptop in the background of the second picture doesn't appear to be a Mac even...


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Even more confusing is the fact that the newish looking laptop in the background of the second picture doesn't appear to be a Mac even...
It has stickers...it's obviously not a Mac.

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Mac OS (System) and even my Mac Plus went right on working past 2000. No Y2K needed!

That dog seems to like that old Toshiba though.
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Yep Toshiba Tecra 1800, 1998 vintage hence the Y2K compliance stickers to "boost" sales?

If ever you used one you would know they needed a huge boost!
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The owner does like Toshiba: the newest lappy in the picture is a Satellite.

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Mac OS (System) and even my Mac Plus went right on working past 2000. No Y2K needed!
My old VCR was the only thing I had that was hit by Y2K. And in the 2000's it's dates were all screwed up and it became a real pain in the butt to record anything with it in the 2000's. But all my Mac at the time just work fine through it all.
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My old VCR was the only thing I had that was hit by Y2K. And in the 2000's it's dates were all screwed up and it became a real pain in the butt to record anything with it in the 2000's. But all my Mac at the time just work fine through it all.
I ran into several motherboards from say the Pentium 75-166 era which went nutz right after 2000. One computer store that sold used computers and parts sold me 2 of the boards for systems I was building for poor people. Both boards had to go back.
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I have to say, I like that Laptop. Anyone know what it's specs were? (Other than it weighed 20 pounds) LOL
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