A couple of things have been burning my brain lately. 1. Apple's change in name 2. No computer announcements this past MWSF. Last night, in a fevered dream I had an epiphany. Apple is going to let other computer manufacturer's use OSX. One minute: (Zip up flame suit) Ok, I'm back now. Anyway, it makes sense (at least at 3:00 am.) Apple is moving into the comsumer electronics arena with a vengeance. They want to be the next Sony without the crappy designs. Apple is changing their focus from being a computer manufacturer to being a consumer electronic giant. The profits from iPods, Apple TV, and the iPhone will make up for any losses they may see from computer hardware. Margins are typically higher on consumer products than on computer hardware. They will no longer have to rely on the profits generated by computer hardware and can afford to licence out OSX to other manufacturers. Why would they do this? To create an even larger base of for their consumer gadgets. Now someone can buy a Dell (God forbid!) with OSX and SEEMLESSLY integrate AppleTV into it. Could this be one of the top-secret features of Leopard? Is this the advent of a new dawn in computing? Should I stop drinking NyQuel before going to bed?