Linked by David Adams on Tue 27th Jul 2010 07:44 UTC
Intel An interesting article at Ars Technica takes a look at some compelling data (the longer-than-normal processor update cycles in Apple's personal computer lineup) and speculates that Apple's enthusiasm for its partnership with Intel might be cooling. Like Apple's soured relationship with once-BFF Google, this may be the result of Intel's increasing activities in the mobile computing space.
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jgagnon
Member since:
2008-06-24

I'd go on a limb and call you crazy. :-)

Not on dual cores, but on 4gb+ RAM on phones. That would be overkill for any real world requirements.


Overkill today is a shortsighted limitation in months. Or are you new to computers? :p

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vivainio Member since:
2008-12-26


Overkill today is a shortsighted limitation in months. Or are you new to computers? :p


No, and I'm not new to phones either. There are lots of limitations you'll hit before the memory becomes an issue at all. And again, if it was easy to do, it would have been done already. Apple and Google added contorted task management systems to their platforms just because of the small RAM.

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tylerdurden Member since:
2009-03-17

If you're betting against increases in memory requirements, you obviously haven't paid that much attention to the trends in this industry.

PLenty of people who had been around computer for a long time said that 640KB was plenty of memory, until it wasn't.

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