Intel Wins Apple's Eye

Apple CEO Steve Jobs today said that Apple will switch from the PowerPC chip to an Intel x86-based chip in 2006. Jobs made the announcement in his keynote address at Apple's World Wide Developer Conference in San Francisco.

Apple has not traditionally used an Intel-based processor in any of its offerings. The first Macintosh used Motorola chips (Motorola's semiconductor unit is now called FreeScale) and have been using the PowerPC chip, developed by IBM and Motorola since 1991.

Source: InternetNews


Posted: Mon - June 6, 2005 at 03:59 PM