Tech Magazine: The Comic Strip

Tech Magazine for 2003-04-01-txt

Location: The ENN Newsroom
Date: April 1, 2003

Anchor: I'm Tom Cat, filling in for Mitch. In national news, President
Bush has resigned amid allegations of war crimes during the Iraq war.

Anchor (cont'd): In tech news, Dell is considering new company
names after its merger with Hewlett Packard and Compaq.

Anchor (cont'd): The front-runner at the moment is the first letter
of HP, the rest of Dell, then the last half of Compaq---making
it Hell-Paq.

Anchor (cont'd): Not to be outdone, yesterday, Apple Computer announced
it will add embedded 486 processors in its new line of desktops.

Anchor (cont'd): Steve Jobs was quoted as saying the move would improve
Gaussian blur performance.

Anchor (cont'd): Meanwhile, Microsoft announced they have licensed
Bugs Bunny from AOL Time Warner for their new ad campaign.

(The new anchor is handed a sheet of paper.)
Anchor (cont'd): This just handed to me.... You're fired.

Anchor (cont'd): This doesn't make sense. You can't fire the audie...
Oh. Uh.... We'll be back after a brief commercial break.