Next Generation iPods and PowerBook Jobs

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  1. Winston Smith macrumors regular

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    "You will be
    working with the latest state of the art technologies to solve a variety of
    difficult thermal, cosmetic, design and manufacturing problems."

    Difficult thermal manufacturing problems=the G5 does run hot in a Powerbook!
     
  2. Chaszmyr macrumors 601

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    Those requirements for the 2nd one... I don't know how they find people with such high requirements
     
  3. x86isslow macrumors 6502a

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    hmm. it seems apple has ipod and 'finest portable music player' as two separate things- mebbe the next gen ipod wont be just a music player? here's to hope!:cool:
     
  4. mrdeep macrumors member

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    so we've concluded that they will update products; good.
     
  5. revenuee macrumors 68020

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    well it is the positions of Sr. Product Design Engineer,

    so 6 years experience isn't really alot to ask for, niether is 3-D CAD
    all the others are preffered.

    seems reasonable to me
     
  6. danielgrenell macrumors member

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  7. Phil Of Mac macrumors 68020

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    What happened? The people they already have jumped ship to work somewhere else? Or were they executed because they knew too much? :D
     
  8. Longey Nowze macrumors regular

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    maybe they are talking about iBooks too, and not just powerbooks.

    Thanks
    MaT
     
  9. x86isslow macrumors 6502a

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    well they have 5 notebook models. I would assume they had a team for each model. but there were reports (cant remember where) that the 12" powerbook was originally a replacement for the ibook, but marketing wouldnt allow g4 in the 'i' series notebooks. i guess im saying they're now expanding, they want a 12" powerbook team, distinct from a 12" ibook team

    but hey, its all conjecture.
     
  10. beefcake macrumors 6502

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    If that's true, you have to give the 12" iBook team a lot of credit. It seems to me that the 12" PB is the most complex notebook Apple makes and will be by far the most difficult to upgrade to the G5. More speculation, but why would Apple want to hire an entirely new team for this daunting task? Wouldn't it make more sense to promote the 12" iBook team?
     
  11. aaroncorsi macrumors newbie

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    Man, this really stinks... I would fill the requirements for all of the iPod things, but i am only 15 and they will not hire me... :( Man... That's rotten. I could have the coolest job, and I'm really creative... partly because of the fact that I'm 15... oh well... age discrimination... *sigh*
     
  12. kwajo.com macrumors 6502a

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    you have a bachelors degree? cool
     
  13. hobbes3113 macrumors regular

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    Not this again...


    Why do people always want the ipod to be more than a music player? There is absolutely nothing wrong with, by far and away, the best portable music player on the planet. If you want/need a phone or pda then, by all means, get one. But lets not get back into this Apple phone/pda banter, we have already gone down that road before. It leads NOWHERE...
     
  14. aaroncorsi macrumors newbie

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    Ahem... well, maybe not all of the requirements, but I still think that I could do their job... Well, at least I know what to go to college for :cool:
     
  15. x86isslow macrumors 6502a

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    :p you're funny!

    i never said that there was something wrong with the ipod. i said mebbe they'll add on to it. and Please! dont get all defensive over an ipod's functionality :p
     
  16. Dippo macrumors 65816

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    Interesting

    Well, I do meet the requirements for the iPod job, maybe I should apply...

    I guess I would have to move to CA then, that would suck :mad:
     
  17. Phil Of Mac macrumors 68020

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    Re: Interesting

    You get to work for Apple! You get to be MacRumors' covert source!
     
  18. mvc macrumors 6502a

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    Re: Re: Interesting

    You get caught, You get to be fired and Apple gets to run these ads again…

    Hang on, maybe it's already happened :p
     

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