Hell has frozen over

Thomas Knight thomas at techradiolive.com
Mon Jun 6 12:35:59 MDT 2005


I just hope this will bring down the price of apple hardware.

Thomas Knight
Host - TechRadioLive
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Nicholas Leippe wrote:

>On Monday 06 June 2005 12:28 pm, JStay at mediageneral.com wrote:
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>>Put it this way though - finally, one OS to rule them all that's not
>>Microsoft.  Apple, who does it right, and sells PCs, not just the OS,
>>will finally use the Intel architecture the way it is supposed to be
>>used!  I, for one am excited for this.  Intel processors have advanced
>>much further,under much less power than PPC, so I can see huge leaps and
>>bounds by apple in the near future.
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>Hrm, debateable.
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>However, it seems that Apple may be shooting themselves again considering that 
>the cell processor is Power based--you'd think they'd want to take advantage 
>of being closer to taking advantage of the new, extraordinary performance 
>potential than any other architecture... but then we are talking Steve Jobs 
>here.
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>(I do realize there's no immediate benefit to the cell w/regards to a general 
>purpose os, but having your entire platform already on the same base 
>architecture could make porting speed-critical plugins (photoshop, games, 
>etc) that much simpler.)
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