Originally Posted by delany
Wow. How old is the average member of this forum? Last time SJ left Apple things did not go well. .
And Apple was a far different company last time. Things at Apple are very different this time...
Originally Posted by SpamSandwich
Apple has had just about the least effective legal team I've ever seen for a multi-billion dollar company. We'll see how they handle this.
What do you mean? Apple gets sued multiple times per...
Originally Posted by iLiver
EOL? Why is that? Apple doesn't support or have no love for prior gen products
Support != upgrades though. Support on discontinued products tends to be limited to repairs - not R&D to redesign...
Originally Posted by Marvin
Apple did the same with Shake, Final Cut, iTunes and Logic. What goes around comes around.
iTunes? Last I checked, that has been multi-platform for several years now - about 6 version numbers ago...
Originally Posted by Futuristic
If Apple bought Adobe, they would own the content creation/delivery market.
Maybe, but they would also have to deal with the consequences with having such control. Not to mention the fact that...
Originally Posted by techno
I think Apple should use some of that 51 billion to put Americans to work. Why not start manufacturing their parts in the USA? Create more Jobs, Steve! (pun intended).
While I am sure that would be...
Originally Posted by Steve-J
I think that Adobe is more important to Apple than Apple is to Adobe. Adobe has been abusing Apple customers for years.
It has been highly reported that roughly half of Adobe's business is with the...
Originally Posted by enjourni
In the words of one cybernetic organism:
"No way José"
Seriously though, buying up a big company has never been apple's style.
For the most part, I agree. The largest Acquisition...
Originally Posted by solipsism
Jobs said they would go to an open standards body the next day. He did not say that the standards committee would have it reviewed, ratified, and have it delivered on a milled aluminum platter to...
Originally Posted by asdasd
no reason why the Mac Store cant have these updates. That's from Oracle, but distributed by Apple.
My guess is that Java would probably violate the developer terms for the store.