“What would Apple want to do with one of the world’s leading PC Geeks? Good question, right? Well, Anand Shimpi is heading to Apple by all accounts and has retired from his beloved publication AnandTech,” Anthony Frausto-Robledo writes for Architosh.
“As the owner of Architosh after nearly that long I can tell you, it would not be an easy thing to say good bye. Clearly the opportunities afforded by working at Apple must have been very enticing and possibly reassuring,” Frausto-Robledo writes. “So, what would one of the world’s leading PC Geeks do at Apple?”
“Is it possible that Apple’s new Mac Pro is actually failing in the industry for which it was designed? This is a very fair question to ask. The new beautiful and beasty machine has caused a wide range of reactions in the industry—from the hooray’s of Apple fanboys to the detailed sharp criticism of highend studio based professionals in the world’s of 3D, engineering and architecture,” Frausto-Robledo writes. “[Or] it is possible Shimpi may have taken a position at Apple to lead a new type of publication of some sort…one that focuses on the types of users Shimpi already is good at serving: professionals and enthusiasts.”
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Apple hires tech blogger Anand Lal Shimpi – September 1, 2014