Steve Jobs · Intel Quotes
Now, I have something to tell you today. Mac OS X has been leading a secret double life—for the past five years. There have been rumors to this effect... but this is Apple's campus in Cupertino—let's zoom in on it—in that building right there... we've had teams doing the "just-in-case" scenario; and our rules have been that our designs for OS X must be processor independent, and that every project must be built for both the Power PC and Intel processors. And so today for the first time, I can confirm the rumors that every release of OS X has been compiled for both Power PC and Intel—this has been going on for the last five years. Just in case.
So Mac OS X is cross-platform by design, right from the very beginning. So Mac OS X is singing on Intel processors, and I'd just like to show you right now. As a matter of fact... this system I've been using here... Let go have a look... [reveals that the system he had been using for the presentation was running Mac OS X 10.4.1 on a machine using a 3.6 GHz Pentium 4 processor] So.. we've been running on an Intel machine all morning.
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Steven Paul Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was co-founder (with Steve Wozniak) and CEO of Apple Inc. (formerly Apple Computer) Steve Jobs attended Homestead High School.
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