“Speaking to Independent.ie, [Appele CEO Tim] Cook denied that the death of computers such as the Mac was imminent and said that there would be a market for such traditional personal computers for the foreseeable future,” Adrian Weckler reports for the Independent.ie.
We feel strongly that customers are not really looking for a converged Mac and iPad. Because what that would wind up doing, or what we’re worried would happen, is that neither experience would be as good as the customer wants. So we want to make the best tablet in the world and the best Mac in the world. And putting those two together would not achieve either. You’d begin to compromise in different ways. — Apple CEO Tim Cook
“Last week, Cook appeared to suggest that PCs had outlived their usefulness,” Weckler reports. “‘I think if you’re looking at a PC, why would you buy a PC anymore? No really, why would you buy one?’ he was quoted as saying in The Daily Telegraph. However, it is understood that Cook was referring to Windows PCs and not Apple ones. ‘We don’t regard Macs and PCs to be the same,’ he said.”
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MacDailyNews Take: As we wrote on Tuesday:
Notice he didn’t say “Mac.”
Apple’s Tim Cook declares the end of the PC and hints at new medical product – November 10, 2015