Old Apple G4 Towers Find New Life As A Lovely Coffee Table

At one time in their lives, these G4 towers were Apple’s flagship workstations — possibly cutting hundreds of hours of footage or editing thousands of photos. But today they’re barely useful as paperweights and probably best suited as a pair of stylish supports for this Crunching Numbers coffee table.

Steve Jobs's Biggest Apple Flops

In Steve Jobs’s two stints at Apple, the company made some great products. Their most amazing products. But no one’s perfect. Not even Steve Jobs. And Apple produced a few pieces of total crap during his reign. Here’re the worst.

HP Arms 11 Laptops With AMD's Sandy Bridge-Esque Fusion APUs

AMD says their Fusion Accelerated Processing Unit is “Sandy Bridge done right”, which combines a CPU and discrete ATI graphics on the same die, allowing more efficient processing, increased battery life and improved graphics performance. Now it’s in 11 new HP laptops.

The iMac G4 Lamp Is As Cute As A Luxo Jr

This DIY iMac G4 lamp from Etsy is like Apple’s version of the Luxo Jr. All of the lamp’s parts come from a recycled iMac G4 and the overall result is just as cute, useful and brimming with character.

Two Apple G4s Died To Make This Microchip Table

Well, technically the G4s were already dead, but Justin Adler certainly did not let them go to waste. Using guts from the old computers along with an ATI graphics card, he managed to create a very nerd-friendly piece of furniture.

The Apple Inbox

If I had a mailbox like this, I would have a huge dog and call him Spam Filter.

800MHz G4 Macs Are Dead to Leopard

Time to put the old girl out to pasture. Though it’s not from the Mouth of Steve, rumours are confirmed that Leopard won’t support the following 800 MHz G4 systems: PowerBook G4 Titanium, PowerMac G4 Quicksilver, iMac G4, iBook G4 and eMac. If you were lucky enough to hold out for the 867MHz G4, you can run Leopard, but it probably won’t be fun. Better off with a G5 or an Intel-based chipset. [AppleInsider]