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I think this was the week I finally stopped defending Apple. I grew up with a Mac in the house, in the darkest days of Apple's history, though at the time, it was hard to describe myself as a fan. For one thing, I was seven. But it was the pre-Jobs, pre-iMac nadir of Apple's corporate existence, when the only thing that made the Macintosh Performa in my parents' study stand out was the fact that it couldn't play the games that my friends could on their computers.

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