the computer can't look like it was done in by the likes of you. it has to look like it "just gave up." it's old so it's possible.
while you wouldn't think of using a ten year old computer for day to day work it's certainly powerful enough to do hundreds of dullard tasks.
GarageBand is the coolest thing in the whole world.
it's been said that the best camera you own is the one that is in your pocket. this makes the camera in an iPhone the best camera for millions of people. but we find it to be amazingly craptacular.
Steam from Valve comes to Mac with the promise of delivering more top games.
the "i" stands for imaginary. and the PDA stands for whatever PDA used to stand for.
I'm sure it will be a wonderful experience for lots of people. but for the things that I do, or rather, all of us do in our day to day it's not going to help.
the idea was that as you switched from App to App the old app would automatically hide uncluttering the screen allowing you to totally focus on your task. but Mac users are a picky lot meaning that long time users complained about app hiding as default behavior meaning it didn't make the 1.o cut.
the G4 machines we used for this project were retired hardware that had been purchased new. eventually they were deemed too old to do day to day work. in addition the machines that were made into NAS drives were passed over for faster G4 macs when a gift or donation was made to somebody who needed a machine. they were pretty much unloved.
it's oddly boring watching everyone raw-rawing the tablets. but so far nobody has shown the magical thing missing from them. you see, you simple can't take desktop functions, lose the mouse and the keyboard and expect it to be great. repurposing is not the answer.