OT: RE: Apple Goes Intel...
robo58 at optonline.net
Tue Jun 7 21:01:58 CDT 2005
Steve Jobs has considerably more enablement with the success and revenues
from iPod and iTunes. He's out to show Gates what a innovative successful
company can really do...
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From: "Eric Smith" <eric at brouhaha.com>
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Subject: Re: OT: RE: Apple Goes Intel...
> Jules wrote:
>> Has there been any word from Apple employees about feelings within the
>> company about this?
> Yes. The ones that are being laid off as a result of this are rather
> unhappy. This includes ASIC designers, sustaining engineers, and
> various others.
> I don't understand the people that are bitching about Apple giving up
> the "secret sauce" that makes the Mac unique. The secret sauce is
> MacOS, and they're not giving that up. To a normal user, the brand
> name of the CPU inside the box makes no difference.
> What amazes me is that Apple didn't figure this out and switch a lot
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