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____/ Lusotec on Wednesday 20 Jul 2011 00:22 : \____
> Snit wrote:
>> Lusotec wrote:
>>> Actually, technology is about design and manufacturing. Otherwise you
>>> would just have some drawings and writings in pieces of papyrus.
>>> Just out of curiosity, does Apple actually make any hardware? Anyone
>>> knows? As for hardware design, most of the it is done by ARM, Intel, and
>>> the likes and not by Apple. Apple does design part a significant part of
>>> the software in its products.
>> You posted that just to get a reaction from folks? Right? I mean, that
>> is one of the best known trolling techniques - post something completely
>> absurd just to see how people react.
>> My oh my... I hope that is all you were doing.
> No trolling, just curiosity. I actually wanted to know if Apple makes any of
> the hardware it sells. I don't mean just assembly but actual printing of the
> integrated circuits, boards, and the likes.
> For example, the iPad has a custom ARM system on chip, in minor part
> designed by Apple, but does Apple actually has the manufacturing plants to
> print the chips or is it some other (Taiwanese? Chinese?) company that
> manufactures them?
> As more and more manufacturing is exported from North America and Europe to
> Asia, and more and more of the money and resources go East, I wonder how
> long it will take before North America and Europe economies collapse
They probably won't "collapse". It's just that the West won't be dominant anymore.
~~ Best of wishes
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