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June, 2003 was the last time I was genuinely, honestly, excited about Apple hardware. The hot machine in question was the Power Mac G5. Powered by one or two, IBM PowerPC 970. The video which accompanied it wowed me with it’s description of the hardware’s design, massive data loads, and sleek, sexy design. Steve Job’s presentation is classic Jobs. It was hard not to be excited. The only thing that topped it, in my mind, were the releases of the G4 iMac (which I caught on TechTV) , of the Intel Switch, and the now iconic iPhone introduction.