Hackers predicted the future of Apple back in 1999

While browsing the very entertaining archives of 2600.com i stumbeled upon a very interesting hack.

Back in 1999 some Swedish hackers changed the front page of both MacWeek and MacWorld. It seems like they actually did a remarkable piece of prediction. I have tried to recreate a possible conversation between two of the hackers:

January 4. 1999

This is a quote from the front page they made:

APPLE MERGES WITH INTEL !
Today, Apple and Intel released the shocking news that they now have merged into APTEL Inc., starting a new line of Computer Systems featuring the Intel Pentium II processor and Linux Slackware Operating System.

So, it is 2005. Apple’s operating system is based on unix and in the beginning of June all front pages where full of this.

Hackers predicted the future of Apple back in 1999

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