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: Nah
by MacMan on Tue 7th Jun 2011 19:33 UTC in reply to "Nah"
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The reason is even simpler: They just wanted to have a service that used the word "cloud" like everyone else ;)

Wow, this pretty much hits the nail on the head. I read all the iCould announcements, and yawn, what is the big freaking deal, I don't get it.

Oh, this statement from Cringeley is one of the most idiotic things I've ever heard from him. How is a website where you can store stuff and sync stuff going to kill Windows, Mac, or any other OS???

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