sparing a full-quotation-reply-to-self, the easiest way
for apple to satisfy all the constraints for:
- apple video download store
- ipod-as-video display/storage unit + remote_control
- digital feed to (hd)tv
the apple brand has given us high quality digital audio via the ipod.
as for video, the ipod photo dock with S-video out has been
a non-starter for those 2-8 megapixel digital photos
everyone owns. for apple to debut MTV-like...
for those who want specificity on apple/intel transition dates, see
first paragraph of:
also, the terms of the apple/ibm "custom sales agreement" (i.e....
factoids in determining mootness:
- apple and microsoft cross-license each others patents.
this can be verified by calling apple investor relations,
who will recite material from previous 10Q and 10K reports.
- u.s. is a...
from a marketing perspective, it might make more
sense to turn it on for x86-only, both to make ye olde powerpc
look bad, and to make up for inferior vector processing on intel.
are most embarrassingly parallel ops in apple apps...
Originally posted by frawgz
No. It has a Pentium 4 inside it, therefore it's not a PowerPC product. It's also a development machine, not a consumer product.
granted, but if that's the physical form it takes, current g5...
isn't the first "powerpc product" really the $999 3.6gHz mactel transition kit?
in the keynote, jobs infers that the development hardware is just a board
that fits inside the g5 chassis, using existing power and peripherals. ...
when the metricom ricochet network was in fuller
bloom, a similar capability was offered by the
ricoh rdc-i700 camera with wireless modem.
it was meant to be a boon for press photographers
on the go: