I was thinking of perhaps upgrading my old G4 400 Mhz machine with one of the new Powerlogix Dual 1.2 Ghz 7447A upgrade cards.
Good idea? Bad idea?
Is Powerlogix pretty good? Is Sonnet or another company...
I think that the best reason for Apple to go to Intel chips (or any x86 architecture, for that matter) is the software possibilities.
Let's face it....Virtual PC stinks and now that Microsoft owns it, it will likely become...
Hmmmm....I will chime in with my $0.02. Let me preface this by saying that my slant will be that from the perspective of a scientist.
I spend a lot of time reading papers (.pdf format) or going to talks to watch .ppt...
Apple cannot sit back and marvel at its greatness.
That is what it did in the '80's with Microsoft and all of us know how that ended up.
The iPod is great. Yes.
But, it must continue to improve and evolve.
Maybe this thing...
Check out pictures of it:
It looks pretty cool.
However, I did not realize that it could not play mp3s.
It is a proprietary format. That will hurt Sony...I agree.
Sigma Plot (the best data analysis software package I can think of).
WebLab Viewer Pro (a .pdb viewer for looking at protein structures).
Sculpt (another .pdb viewer for looking at biological...
Apple fans are so funny.
Everything is always "wait until X comes out"; substitute your favorite pipedream product in for X.
For example, we always heard "Wait until the G5 comes out. We will blow Intel away with...
Wow, totally underwhelming and very disappointing.
I guess this just proves that IBM IS no better than Motorola. Perhaps Apple is in the wrong chip camp?
It has been a full year with these G5 chips and the best IBM can do is .5...
I think the best and newest technology out there today is laptop/tablet hybrids......and Apple missed the boat on that.
Those things are great and I think they are the future of mobile computing.