Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 22nd Jan 2007 16:58 UTC, submitted by alcibiades
Apple "The lines between the Mac OS and Windows are starting to blur. And that portends major changes going forward in the world of PCs. At last week's MacWorld, a little company called Parallels won awards for the latest version of its hit product, which enables you to run both operating systems at the same time on a Macintosh. It's a major breakthrough."
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RE[4]: Help me out here.
by adkilla on Tue 23rd Jan 2007 02:38 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Help me out here."
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That comparison would be valid if not for the fact that a BMW is different from a Renault not only on the outside, but also on the inside. Your comparison would make sense if BMW just put different bodies on existing Renault or whatever platforms and engines; instead, BMW develops everything in-house, and builds everything in-house.

BMW does not develop everything in-house. For example the breaks are OEM from Brambo. The same goes for the air-conditioner and radiator.

So the market analogy of Apple and BMW still applies.

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