“Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth believes that Apple intends to merge the Mac and iPhone,” Brooke Crothers reports for CNET. “‘Apple was sending what we think is a very clear signal that it will converge the iPhone and the MacBook Air,’ Shuttleworth said in an interview with UK-based PC Pro, published Friday.”
Crothers reports, “The creator of the Ubuntu operating system expanded on what he believes Apple was thinking when it announced the 64-bit A7 processor: ‘People are saying yes, mobile processors are catching up with the desktop. When Apple announced the iPhone 5s, it called the processor ‘desktop-class,’ and I don’t think that was an accident — it was sending what we think is a very clear signal that it will converge the iPhone and the MacBook Air. There’s no point talking about the desktop performance of your CPU unless you plan to make a desktop device with that CPU.'”
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