Posts Tagged ‘powerpc’

Mars Curiosity Lands

I’ve said it once today, and I’ll say it again: Realization: No matter what I do today, it won’t be as awesome as landing a 1 ton robot on Mars with a space crane. Curiosity is the pinnacle of science and if it’s predecessors (Spirit and Opportunity) are any indication will have a long life […]

PS3 the next Mac

Sony states: The operating system has also yet to be clarified. The integrated Cell processor will be able to support a variety of operating systems (such as Linux or Apple’s Tiger). A very interesting proposal. It’s not surprising that they would be supported, especially considering who developed the Cell processor. It would be interesting to […]

Apple’s Intel Strategy

Apple announced it’s moving from the PowerPC processor over to the Intel platform. Most feel this is a good decision, some have reservations. Regardless Apple left quite a few unanswered questions that really impact how successful this transition will be, and what the ultimate benefit (if any) there is to the end user. I’d like […]

Apple x86

According to CNet News, Apple will switch to Intel Chips, with an announcement next week. It’s long been rumored that Apple has had constant x86 builds of Mac OS X going since conception. This follows a rumor a few weeks ago. Think Secret doesn’t believe so, and sees the PPC 970 progressing. Interestingly Microsoft agreed […]