“We never used PCs” School throws out working Macs

This is exactly the kind of website that a school who proclaims that they never use Macs is only capable of. I won’t expect much of the kids who study there. Read the original story here. Pictures of the Macs destined for trash are available here.

Why school-based Mac User Groups are a terrible idea

This is a tale of something good going horribly bad when it falls into the wrong hands. I was probably the first person who really injected life into the establishment known as MacNUS, despite not being the founder. Lots of events, lots of ideas for improvement, lots of pushing the establishment and improving the status […]

Mac booth at NUS laptop sales attracts sales personnel from Acer, Fujitsu, Toshiba

Reporting live from the NUS laptop sales at NUS Multi-Purpose Sports Hall 1, the Mac booth has attracted, among the many Mac faithful and new switchers, the sales personnel from other booths, with some of them essentially pledging their interest to purchase a brand new Mac with, ironically, possibly their paycheck earn from the sales […]

National University of Singapore Matriculation Fair Laptop Sales for Mac

I will be selling Macs at the NUS Matriculation Fair from this friday, 25th July till 31st July, at the Multi-Purpose Sports Hall from 9 am till 5pm. Those of you entering NUS soon do look for me if you have any questions regarding Macs or if you want to purchase a MacBook/Air/Pro for your […]

Back to School 2008 to offer free 8 GB iPod Touch!

The Macosphere is rife with almost-confirmed news of Apple launching their Back to School promotion tomorrow, promising a free 8GB iPod Touch to any University student who purchases a MacBook/MBP/MBA/iMac/Mac Pro. While it is no question that this offer will definitely extend to Singapore, one wonders if the University Notebook tenders which involves separate promotions […]

Local Polytechnics allow Mac sales, but insisted that Windows be used instead

According to a very reliable source, all the local polytechnics this year are finally opening up their notebook tender to Apple resellers, with one little catch – Windows is required. Apparently their aim is to only allow Windows machines to join their wireless networks. So why allow the Apple tender in the first place? The […]

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