Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 5th Nov 2012 23:40 UTC
Apple Another Apple-to-switch-Macs-to-ARM post. "Apple engineers have grown confident that the chip designs used for its mobile devices will one day be powerful enough to run its desktops and laptops, said three people with knowledge of the work, who asked to remain anonymous because the plans are confidential. Apple began using Intel chips for Macs in 2005." No idea when Apple will make the switch, but they will do it. I'm thinking 5-10 year timeframe.
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RE[2]: Comment by Lazarus
by IndigoJo on Tue 6th Nov 2012 07:32 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Lazarus"
IndigoJo
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The Mac as released always had a 68K processor or later. The 6809 was only ever used in internal early models.

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