Linked by David Adams on Tue 7th Jun 2011 17:54 UTC
Editorial Bob Cringeley makes a bold statement in a blog post responding to Apple's iCloud announcement: "Jobs is going to sacrifice the Macintosh in order to kill Windows." He says, "The incumbent platform today is Windows because it is in Windows machines that nearly all of our data and our ability to use that data have been trapped. But the Apple announcement changes all that. Suddenly the competition isn't about platforms at all, but about data, with that data being crunched on a variety of platforms through the use of cheap downloaded apps."
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RE: huh????
by roverrobot on Tue 7th Jun 2011 18:53 UTC in reply to "huh????"
roverrobot
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2006-07-23

sticking apple, cheap and variety of platforms in one sentence?


Why not? how many companies provide a line of products from MP3 players, cellphones, tablets, notebooks, desktops, and servers?

The hardware may not be cheap, but once you own it, the software is very cheap. At least I don't need to spit out half a grand just to buy the OS and an office suit.

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