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rick merritt
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re: Apple brings down ceiling on Ultrabooks
rick merritt   6/12/2012 12:34:57 AM
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Apple's expansion of its cloud services such as picture services and the 3-D maps, highlights the continued move of OEMs up software stack.

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resistion   6/12/2012 3:23:00 AM
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Even if Macbooks become cheaper, the legacy cost is too high for companies to switch.

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garydpdx   6/12/2012 3:46:16 PM
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Intel-based Macbooks can boot Windows, if you insist. Many BYOD's involve people installing Windows VM's on their Macbook Pro to run EDA tools.

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re: Apple brings down ceiling on Ultrabooks
rick merritt   6/12/2012 3:57:02 PM
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Is there any interest or work in native EDA apps for the Mac OS X?

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re: Apple brings down ceiling on Ultrabooks
Daniel Payne   6/12/2012 4:30:56 PM
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Rick, Only hobbyist companies have ported any EDA tools to Mac because of the small market share. I was surprised to see NO 17" MacBook Pro because I've been using a 17" laptop for 9 years now and would never downsize to the 15" display, big mistake on Apple's part.

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re: Apple brings down ceiling on Ultrabooks
kjason   6/12/2012 5:11:49 PM
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I believe that the base price includes 256 GB of Flash rather than 16 GB.

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re: Apple brings down ceiling on Ultrabooks
bfell   6/12/2012 5:47:41 PM
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I believe that the laptop can have up to 16 GB of RAM.

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re: Apple brings down ceiling on Ultrabooks
Quintadad   6/12/2012 6:03:56 PM
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Interesting. Ios cannot run in a VM on a PC though. Interesting...

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Quintadad   6/12/2012 6:07:11 PM
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It is cute how it is said, "Apple was able to keep entry level prices for its 13-inch MacBooks to $1,199" You've got to be kidding. They have more money than some European countries and the US treasury. Does this mean they were able to find a new way to exploint Chinese workers?

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garydpdx   6/12/2012 6:53:26 PM
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Daniel, 15" is the max for me because of travel. I get around that for engineering work or personal online activity with a second surface (monitor) when not on the road. The retinal display on the NextGen MBP should rock.

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