New and Noteworthy: Woodcrest, Conroe, and the "pro" Macs; WPN: Windows To Make Apple Rich; more
Intel Xeon processors dominate the semiannual top 500 list overall.
The chipmaker had a good run while Intel was more or less sleeping. Now it's time to wake up and smell reality.
At the Aug. 7 event, Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced, "Today, the Power Mac is going to fade into history." Then Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing, shows off the new Mac Pro based on Intel's Xeon 5100 processor, code-named Woodcrest.
New and Noteworthy: Merom Core 2 Duo Benchmarks; Apple "better at maximizing OS profit"; G5 inferior to Xeon?; more
Mac Pro introduced (notes from Keynote): Ships today, Up to Dual dual-core 3 GHz, more