PRESS RELEASE July 3, 2001

Apple Puts Power Mac G4 Cube on Ice

CUPERTINO, California—July 3, 2001—Apple® today announced that it willsuspend production of the Power Mac™ G4 Cube indefinitely. The company saidthere is a small chance it will reintroduce an upgraded model of the uniquecomputer in the future, but that there are no plans to do so at this time.
“Cube owners love their Cubes, but most customers decided to buy ourpowerful Power Mac G4 minitowers instead,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’svice president of Worldwide Product Marketing.
The Power Mac G4 Cube, at less than one fourth the size of most PCs,represented an entirely new class of computer delivering high performance inan eight-inch cube suspended in a stunning crystal-clear enclosure.
Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the AppleII and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh.Apple is committed to bringing the best personal computing experience tostudents, educators, creative professionals and consumers around the worldthrough its innovative hardware, software and Internet offerings.
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