Apple makes a push for more marketshare with Intel's help
January 9, 2006 10:30 AM
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Apples stands to benefit in the areas of motherboard and processor design.
Apple's switch to Intel will finally give the Cupertino company a
comparable processor platform
to the big name PC OEMs on both desktop and notebook machines. Apple notebooks have long had the looks to wow consumers, but their performance was really nothing to brag aboout when compared to PC notebooks. Apple could also benefit in other areas of development if the rumors of Intel's decision to design Mac motherboards become reality. The move to Intel is expected to boost Apple's worldwide marketshare from roughly 3% of the computer market to 6% by the end of 2007.
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RE: hmm i think its incomplete
1/10/2006 12:36:40 PM
How do you get that? Yes one of the biggest task would be writing drivers. A lot of that would be taken care of by the hardware manufact. If they wanted their hardware to work for this new os then they would have to write drivers for it. Please don't call something stupid without explaining yourself.
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