Will be interesting to hear about the experiences of those who require an external cage for specialist boards. I myself don't but use Mathematica, do you think that this will benefit - http://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/OpenCLLink/tutorial/Overview.html ?
As much as I was disappointed when I read the headline, this woman must be given the benefit of the doubt. To suggest that she will pressure staff to rule against Apple simply because of her employment history would be quite outrageous.
Perhaps worth remembering that Steve Jobs' hopes for the iPhone, at least in public statements, were very much more modest (and Microsoft's very much more significant in Steve Balmer's public statements). Apple's iPhone market share vastly exceeds Steve Jobs' stated hopes for it.