Letters: Feb. 4, 2002

Flat-Out Cool!

"Like the iMac, Steve Jobs is cheeky and iconoclastic. And visionary. By comparison, other computer makers appear stodgy." KARL NYQUIST Glasgow, Scotland

In the wake of recent events, social and economic, Apple should be commended for its bravery in the high-tech marketplace [TECHNOLOGY, Jan. 14]. The new iMac computer is an eye-catching symbol of Apple's vision and leadership. Apple's user-friendly operating system, Mac OS X, is employed by everyday users who are happily unaware that it is a state-of-the-art system. TOBY SMITH Pittsburgh, Pa.

The new iMac is cute, but after cute, then what? At my local computer store,...

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