The new age of Mac: Macintel

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    James Philp

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    I would just like to coin the term:
    Macintel
    I hope Apple adopt this in the future! :D
     
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    i feel like i was tricked
    i just ditched my intel machile 2 weeks ago
     
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    Yeah and....
    You will still be running a totally different OS....and you are only gonna see the first Macintel in 2006.. :rolleyes:

    Macintel...innovative ;) :D
     
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    njmac

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    It's already working! From The NY Times :

     
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    yeh, i been nauseous the whole day and that didn't help! :eek:
     
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    James Philp

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    so hang on, steve said it before me? Crap!
    I'll fight him for it!
     
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    James Philp

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    Catchy? - No! :p
    Macintrash™ :eek:
     
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    They can just name everything iMac, iBlah, iThis, iThat as they are already doing because it can stand for intelMac. :)

    Slogan:

    Intel..putting a new meaning to the i.

    yes, I'm a genious, thanks
     
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    Hey if it keeps that annoying Intel Inside crap off our machines and ads I'm all for it.
     
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    I'm sure any name that we'll see in the future for the new Intel Macs has already been determined. Personally, I think PowerMac is still a valid name - you need something to distinguish the pro/top end machine.

    I really don't see the low end changing names (iBook, iMac, eMac).

    D
     
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    hey, that makes a lot of sense! If you think about it, the mac you are using now will end in the trash of obsoleteness (sooner than expected, prematurely)! So there goes 21 years of Macintosh and 10 of PowerPC to the trash!
     
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    I like, but sounds a little 80's I think. Probably wouldn't sell.
     
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    Appel®

    For dyslexics only :cool:
     

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    stoid

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    Intel is going to change their corporate logo from the drop 'e' to:

    iNtel
     
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    That would be like "B" and "D" for me :eek: :p
     
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    How about Crapple™? ;)

    Today's been a weird day. Could be really interesting in the near future...
     
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