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Posted 06 November 2012 - 04:22
Posted 06 November 2012 - 06:05
Posted 06 November 2012 - 06:23
Apple engineers have grown confident that the chip designs used for its mobile devices will one day be powerful enough to run its desktops and laptops
Posted 06 November 2012 - 06:35
I can't image this happening for a bunch of reasons, they dropped PPC because it wasn't able to match performance with x86, so why switch to ARM that has those same issues?
ARM is great in certain situations, general purpose desktop computers isn't one of them (yet)
Posted 06 November 2012 - 06:49
Posted 06 November 2012 - 09:56
Posted 06 November 2012 - 13:43
Con's = Ditching OSX style desktop...
People will have to rely on what applications are available in App store versus download and install from web.
Posted 06 November 2012 - 14:19
...and Apple take a slice of the payment for each app sold. They don't see this as a con, even though consumers might.
Posted 06 November 2012 - 14:22
Posted 07 November 2012 - 14:55
Doubtful. You already pay twice the price for half the computer, there's no way that even Apple could sell something when they're charging twice the price for something that's a very small fraction of a normal computer's power.
Posted 07 November 2012 - 15:30
Posted 07 November 2012 - 18:05
Where has this rumour stemmed from?