Canonical founder: Apple’s 64-bit chip to unify Mac, iPhone

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Canonical founder: Apples 64-bit chip to unify Mac, iPhone

Founder of the company that created Ubuntu opines that Apple is sending a signal with its 64-bit A7 to merge the desktop and phone operating environments.

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Here’s food for thought: Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth believes that Apple intends to merge the Mac and iPhone .

Apple was sending what we think is a very clear signal that it will converge the iPhone and the MacBook Air,” Shuttleworth said in an interview with UK-based PC Pro, published Friday.

The creator of the Ubuntu operating system expanded on what he believes Apple was thinking when it announced the 64-bit A7 processor:

People are saying yes, mobile processors are catching up with the desktop. When Apple announced the iPhone 5s, it called the processor “desktop-class,” and I don’t think that was an accident — it was sending what we think is a very clear signal that it will converge the iPhone and the MacBook Air.

There’s no point talking about the desktop performance of your CPU unless you plan to make a desktop device with that CPU.

The above was said in the context of Ubuntu’s current push to merge the desktop, tablet, and phone operating systems into one… [Read more]

Canonical founder: Apples 64-bit chip to unify Mac, iPhone


Canonical founder: Apples 64-bit chip to unify Mac, iPhone

 

Canonical founder: Apples 64-bit chip to unify Mac, iPhone

 

Canonical founder: Apples 64-bit chip to unify Mac, iPhone

 

Canonical founder: Apples 64-bit chip to unify Mac, iPhone

 

Canonical founder: Apples 64-bit chip to unify Mac, iPhone

Canonical founder: Apples 64-bit chip to unify Mac, iPhone

Canonical founder: Apples 64-bit chip to unify Mac, iPhone

Canonical founder: Apples 64-bit chip to unify Mac, iPhone

Canonical founder: Apples 64-bit chip to unify Mac, iPhone

Canonical founder: Apples 64-bit chip to unify Mac, iPhone

Canonical founder: Apples 64-bit chip to unify Mac, iPhone

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