“iPod success paves the way for Mac OS X on X86. People have argued for years for and against the release of Mac OS X on Intel (and AMD) commodity hardware, but Apple derives such a large portion of its revenue from hardware that doing so could potentially damage the company beyond repair,” SteveJack writes in today’s MacDailyNews Opinion section. “But, what if Apple replaces that lost Mac hardware revenue with iPod revenue?”
SteveJack writes, “Steve Jobs would then be free to drop what amounts to a hydrogen bomb on Microsoft. Mac OS X that runs on ‘regular’ off-the-shelf x86 hardware… Years before ‘Longhorn’ even comes close to shipping. Moo.”
SteveJack explains further in his full article, “iPod success opens door to Mac OS X on Intel,” in our MacDailyNews Opinion section – click here.