There's a rumor circulating that Apple may either demo or release to developers a build of Mac OS 10.6 that's fully 64-bit clean and Intel-only.
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Intel announced a $1B shortfall due to the Thai floods. AMD, on the other hand, said that its supply chain was “fine.” Could AMD be part of Apple's disk-less supply chain?
What’s in a name? Intel slapped Digitimes for reporting that it's paying OEMs a "marketing subsidy" to keep prices on its MacBook Air clones ultra-low. Intel insists that its Ultrabook payments are just "incentives." Could Intel’s semantic vigilance signal antitrust concerns?
Intel today jumped into the NAND flash drive market with the announcement of their Z-U130 solid state "drives" (SSDs). It's conceivable that the Intel Z-drive could land in Apple's nanoBook by the end of 2007 or in January 2008. NanoBook in time for Macworld Expo '08? It could happen...
Last week I reported that the first Intel Macs may be coming sooner than originally expected. New PowerBooks and iBooks built on Intel hardware are rumored to arrive as soon as April or May—just in time for the back-to-school buying season. This week rumors are swirling that the first Intel Macs could arrive in as little as two months.
AppleInsider is reporting that Apple's Intel PowerBooks and iBooks are ahead of schedule and could arrive as soon as April or May 2006.
It seems logical that the new Intel-based PowerBooks will be the first to ship with three radios: WiFi, BlueTooth and Cellular.
Citigroup analyst Richard Gardner speculates that Intel PowerBooks could arrive in January, saying "we are becoming more convinced that Apple will introduce its first Intel-based PowerBook at Macworld San Francisco."
Will Apple be able to release professional Intel-based Macs in 2006? Paul Murphy doesn't think so.
Are Intel's aging exclusivity agreement, the rumored 2010 testing of AMD processors at Apple, and Intel's new "Attack of the Air Clones" really a coincidence?