Date: Saturday, June 4th, 2005, 12:36
Apple Computer plans to announce today that it’s scrapping its partnership with IBM and switching its computers to Intel’s microprocessors. The announcement is expected at today’s WWDC keynote address by CEO Steve Jobs. Links after the jump…
Apple to ditch IBM, switch to Intel chips – News.com
Apple has used IBM’s PowerPC processors since 1994, but will begin a phased transition to Intel’s chips, sources familiar with the situation said. Apple plans to move lower-end computers such as the Mac Mini to Intel chips in mid-2006 and higher-end models such as the Power Mac in mid-2007, sources said.