UKUUG/Apple Technical Briefing 2006 - OS X for Intel

Ceri Davies ceri at
Sun Apr 9 19:48:21 BST 2006

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On Sun, Apr 09, 2006 at 04:03:38PM +0100, Gerald Davies wrote:
> On 4/9/06, Sam Smith <S at> wrote:
> >
> > He will discuss:
> >      * The challenges of migrating an entire operating system
> >        to a new architecture
> >      * How the Intel transition affects scientific computing
> >        on Mac OS X
> >      * How to make your own software run natively on both
> >        PowerPC and Intel-based Macs
> >      * Rosetta, the translation engine which enables existing
> >        PowerPC software to run on Intel-based Macs
> >      * Intel's published processor roadmap and how it may
> >        affect the future of personal and scientific computing
> >
> It would be interesting to know if they're aware of how dire the new
> Intel Mac Mini's actually are ;-)
> My Intel Duo Mac Mini is going back tomorrow.  Lots of problems with
> them regarding WIFI (not limited to myself).  Coming from a Linux/BSD
> background I've been thoroughly disappointed so far.

Is it just wifi that sucks?  Personally I had planned to get one, and if
it just wifi that is crappy, I'll live.

That must be wonderful!  I don't understand it at all.
                                                  -- Moliere

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