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  • Apple (AAPL) has "deliberated" about migrating its Mac hardware away from Intel (INTC) CPUs, sources tell Bloomberg Businessweek, though such a move isn't considered imminent. If Apple was to abandon Intel, it would likely be in favor of its ARM-based A-series processors, currently used in iOS devices. Last year, a Japanese blog reported Apple put an A5 chip inside a MacBook Air test model, and an Intel exec claimed Apple threatened to end its relationship with Intel over power consumption. Will Haswell's power savings be enough to satisfy Apple?  [View news story]
    Sounds like they did not scan the disc for errors before migrating. If so migrating data is a tricky buzzard, I did not use third party software i did the old fashioned CSV file way.

    Not all geniuses are geniuses at moving PC data.
    Oct 4, 2012. 12:19 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla - The Next Government Financed Alternative Energy Debacle  [View article]
    @venturen, right on but all it needs to do is drive the speed limit for 265 miles to meet the fed MPGe
    Oct 3, 2012. 10:14 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • One Risk To Apple's Business: The 'Cool' Factor  [View article]
    well said Luke
    Oct 3, 2012. 10:12 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Tesla And The EV Will Win Over Gas  [View article]
    I think most of your questions are covered on the website or Tesla blogs/forums. But I have a question for you Yuro, why can't you recharge at your mums?

    Keep in mind that most modern hotels have a plug-in station for you or an outlet you can use in a garage, especially in your neck of the woods with parking structures, eh?

    A tesla can be parked for up to a year without "bricking", the car will warn you via digital means too. However, would you really park your $85,000 car in a parking lot for two weeks? I have a mere Toyota Prius $35K new, I take a taxi to the airport even when I'm only out of town for a weekend. Can you imagine the door dings?
    Oct 3, 2012. 08:34 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • One Risk To Apple's Business: The 'Cool' Factor  [View article]
    flash is on its last legs
    http://bit.ly/WlP2Sy
    Oct 3, 2012. 08:24 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Fell Flat On Its Face Last Week, But...  [View article]
    you do know that Flash is on its last lap right? HTML 5 is the future ...
    http://bit.ly/WlP2Sy
    Oct 3, 2012. 08:22 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Fell Flat On Its Face Last Week, But...  [View article]
    maybe in your neck of the woods but not the bay area!
    Oct 3, 2012. 08:17 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • More on Apple: Bloomberg Businessweek's talks with Apple insiders paint a complex picture of the post-Jobs era. Apple is said to have a "singular focus" on proving doubters wrong, and is deemed "happier and even somewhat more transparent" than before. But office politics are higher, and there's less "implicit pressure" on engineers. Also: Steve Jobs reportedly came to "loathe" Google (GOOG) and considered ending its iOS search deal, but decided not to out of fear of upsetting users. (previous[View news story]
    I've been test driving Siri for a week now and it's not exactly like learning a new dialect but it's like using precise English, I'll get the hang of it, it's certainly not a steep learning curve, but there is some learning for us over 50 crowd. Ha
    Oct 3, 2012. 08:16 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple Stretched Or Just Stretching?  [View article]
    @user427801, you wrote, "I own a nexus 7 tablet and now realize its just as good as an iPad, but cheaper and with TONS of the exact same apps (most free) that Apple gouges you for."

    Further you wrote, "Apple charges you $2.99 for many of the apps that google play gives you free...same exact app." Well post a few examples otherwise it just sounds like you're selecting meaningless apps to make a point. Google's and Apple's fee structure is different, I'm sure, because they have different business models. Nonetheless, without any real world examples you could be talking about some obscure game for all we know.

    My post is merely saying for me that's not true, I'm not being gouged! I personally use a grip of free apps for productivity, media and the occasional game, the same as you - FREE! I'm not paying $2.99, or as you say being gouged by Apple. Here's a small example, and they are all free, no gouging here:

    Penultimate
    Google Maps and now Apple Maps
    Seeking Alpha :0
    QRReader
    Air Display
    NextBus
    RunKeeper
    Skype
    Passbook
    PCO
    Group Text
    Constant Contact
    Kindle
    Drop Box

    And ... just like you ... I get 5GB of free storage on Apple's iCloud. iTunes currently has 26M songs on the iCloud and iTunes matches your music library, so if you need to restore your library BAM, it's restored. Of course, this is paid for music not pirated. In addition Any other music or photos are backed up to the Cloud in their entirety. Now if I did need more than 5GB that's when I would pay.

    It sounds like you keep mixing the price of Apple products with the cost of apps, and in your last post, cloud storage. Comment?
    Oct 3, 2012. 12:06 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple Stretched Or Just Stretching?  [View article]
    Yes User427801, but you did not rescind your prior post, which calls out the iPhone/Apple for sending jobs overseas, you'd virtually buy no tech products at all including your flat panel TV!
    Oct 2, 2012. 11:34 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Disappoints, But Adds $7 Billion To Balance Sheet  [View article]
    @hulligan, and why are you comparing the iPad to the 920 <phone>?
    Oct 2, 2012. 11:30 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla - The Next Government Financed Alternative Energy Debacle  [View article]
    Interesting read hooper, you know the ice really is melting, however, the north pole especially shipping lanes are open there's no shifting. That doesn't prove or disprove and GW theories but there are some clearly visible with the eyes climate changes.

    I know a few deer hunters who will tell you there's climate change, and they are definitely conservative.
    Oct 2, 2012. 11:06 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Tesla And The EV Will Win Over Gas  [View article]
    @ Phillip, way to go your article brought out at least 10 1-5 post SAers, eh?
    Oct 2, 2012. 11:00 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Tesla And The EV Will Win Over Gas  [View article]
    OldRoss, you missed a few points on the taxi illustration, namely according to Metro Taxi their cars only go 70K miles per year, 200 miles a day, with 10 days off for vacation. The 85kwh Model S has a range of 265-300miles. NP

    Even taxi drivers have to sleep at least 4 hours per day, eh?!
    Oct 2, 2012. 10:57 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Microsoft (MSFT) smartphone rumor refuses to go away. Though a company exec denied the rumor in June and suggested Microsoft won't compete with Windows Phone partners such as Nokia (NOK), BGR reports a "trusted source" indicates Redmond is working on a high-end smartphone, with a launch expected in the coming months. A Chinese site recently claimed Microsoft's phone will be sold under the Surface brand, and be available in 1H13.  [View news story]
    validity notwithstanding, what would the underlining purpose be? why drag both iOS and WP8 down, to shine a light on Samsung? that doesn't make sense either.

    it's like someone has a burr up their hiney about non-Android smartphone stocks.
    Oct 2, 2012. 08:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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