Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 10th Jan 2006 18:45 UTC
Apple Apple's Steve Jobs has announced several new products today during his keynote at MacWorld (photos). After the usual chit-chat about the success of the retail stores and iTunes, Jobs got to the meat of the matter. He announced an FM-tuner with remote-control for the Nano/Video iPod. Read more for the really interesting stuff!
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PlatformAgnostic
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2006-01-02

Doubtful... Windows will do better on multiproc machines than Mac OS X because it has finer-grained locking and is fully preemptible, which Mac OS is not. Until relatively recently, OS X was governed by a rather small number of large locks: http://developer.apple.com/technotes/tn/tn2028.html#MacOSXKernelThr...


OS X might have some advantages over Vista, but it's Kernel is not likely to be one of them. NT is pretty hard to beat.

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