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Alan Liu Wrote:HiI sold my Mark 16 one year ago When the movement was still being made byIWC. I was also looking at a Omega Hour vision. But I prefer the Mark 16 design and Omega calibre 8500. It is a tough call. I just need to add a bit more moneyto get this Omega with a far more superior movement. but at the same timeI can't get the Mark 16. I don't see the need to get them both. When I have moreoptions. I am confused. Thanks for advices.
Sincerely, Kelvin Leung_______________________________________________________________________________________Repeat after me: I don't need another IWC, I really don't need another IWC...
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abs0 Wrote:and... while I was on my poor analogy... (sorry... please guys, you shouldn't have let me started...)Apple decides to go with Intel 80x86 CPUs for a few reasons:- Intel can produce enough CPUs to meet Apple's demand;- Intel can produce CPUs that are much smaller and with much less-power consumption, which again, suit Apple's needs (especially for MacBooks/Air)
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Ken Bereskin Wrote:The problem with this analogy is that for Apple, the essence and soul of the Mac is its operating system software which is pure Apple. The processor has never been unique or special to Apple which has used Motorola, IBM and Intel CPUs.A better Apple example is that Apple has leveraged two licensed software technologies to build its most important products. The BSD Unix operating system is the engine that powers OS X and has been substantially enhanced for unique Apple's requirements. Second, Apple leveraged an open source Web browser project (from Linux) to create Safari and the WebKit technology in the iPhone and iPad. In each case, Apple took these projects and invested heavily in them to make truly special and unique products.
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