Apple switches to x86

Wouter Technology

It’s official now, in his keynote at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference 2005 Steve Jobs announced that by this time next year Apple
will ship Macintosh computers using Intel processors
. By the end of 2007 all models will be running on Intel microprocessors.
Steve Jobs also explained that, since 5 years allready, every release of MacOSX has also been compiled for Intel machines. After saying this he gave a demo on a Dell computer.
Read the MacWorld.com coverage of the keynote or the live report (in Dutch) at MacOSX.nl.
Intel published a press release about the announcement.

Edit: Tony Smith from The Register has written a good analysis about Apple’s shift to intell: what is all the fuss about?.