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floppy disk

a data storage device in which data is stored on a vinyl disk which is inserted in a COMPUTER'S disk drive to enable the computer to ‘read’ the information contained on it or to ‘write’ information onto it.
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Steroid Methasterone was found in the SuperDrive range, which has been associated with cases of liver injury.
Build-to-order options and accessories include up to 8GB 1066 MHz DDR3 SDRAM, External SuperDrive, Apple Wireless Keyboard, Magic Mouse, Apple 24 inch LED Cinema Display and the AppleCare Protection Plan.
66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo with 3MB shared L2 cache;* 1066 MHz front-side bus;* 4GB 1066 MHz DDR3 SDRAM, expandable to 8GB;* NVIDIA GeForce 9400M integrated graphics;* NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT discrete graphics with 256MB GDDR3 video memory;* 320GB serial ATA hard drive running at 5400 rpm, with Sudden Motion Sensor;* a slot-load 8X SuperDrive with double-layer support (DVDAR DL/DVDARW/CD-RW) optical drive;* Mini DisplayPort for video output (adapters sold separately);* built-in AirPort Extreme 802.
com, a leading Mac and PC technology company, announced today Superdrive optical drive upgrades for all Mac computers, including Mac Pro, PowerBook G4 Titanium 15", 12/15/17" Aluminum; iBook G4, PowerMac G3, G4, G5; iMac G4; and eMac.
Offering the new Intel Core Duo processor, this computer also comes loaded with a built-in iSight video camera for out-of-the-box video conferencing that offers four times the resolution of its predecessor, iLife '06--the latest suite of digital lifestyle applications--and SuperDrive for burning professional-quality DVDs.
A Mac mini with SuperDrive, which allows users to burn DVDs, costs $699.
As well as that he's designed the Sealey Superdrive hare system.
Apple SuperDrive recommended for writing finished projects.
8GHz and that dual 2GHz model), all boasting the DVDR/CD-RW Superdrive, three PCI slots, and ADC and DVI connectors ready for Airport Extreme that can also be configured to chat with your Bluetooth gadgets if you like.
Incidentally, if you have a digital video camcorder and a Mac with a SuperDrive, you need the newly released iDVD3.
It features a 17-inch wide-screen display that floats in mid-air, an 800MHz PowerPC G4 with velocity engine, a SuperDrive for playing and burning CDs and DVDs, and a large 80GB hard drive that can hold more than six hours of video, 15,000 songs and 73,000 digital photos.
It features an 800MHz PowerPC G4 processor; 256MB of RAM, expandable to 1GB; a 40 or 60GB hard drive; CD-RW or DVD-ROM/CD-RW combo drive; or a SuperDrive (combination DVD-R/CD-RW drive).