Apple and Intel Sittin’ In a Tree…

So much has already been written about Apple’s announcement yesterday that they will soon make the switch to Intel processors that I don’t have much else to add. What are my thoughts? After watching Steve Job’s keynote, it’s clear that the decision was necessary and well thought out. IBM, maker of the PowerPC microprocessors running inside Macintosh computers, simply isn’t able to deliver the chips in the quantities and at the speeds needed by Apple. There isn’t much future left in the PowerPC line – if Apple can’t use the G5 processor in their Powerbook (it runs way too hot), it’s a dead end.


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