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March 20, 2008

The other RDF

srikanth @ 11:19 am, GMT +0000 ( 1206011958 ) Play

First it was (1), and suddenly it was (2). This transition left millions of geeks confused and doubtful about which side they were on.

What am I talking about?

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Cracked by: udupendra , Masabi , madhur , teju , duriel , Dibyo , shashank , Ashish , kumashish , varuns88 and yaksha.

Answer:

1) Apple’s Ad for the Power Mac G3 claiming that the Mac’s processors
“toasted” the Intel processors as far as performance goes.
2) Apple’s announcement that they’ve decided to use the Intel
processor, and the unveiling of the intel iMac

Common connect: Intel bunnypeople. The bunny suit in both is used as a
reference to Intel’s original ad with bunnymen getting all excited
over chips from the Pentium line.


14 Responses to “The other RDF”

  1. udupendra
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    The first one is an ad where Apple’s homegrown G3 chip left Intel chips toasted. And now, Air uses Intel Core Duo chips…

    Back after 2 days of netlessness!


  2. Apple ran a bunch of negative ads saying the PowerPCs beat the Pentiums, but turned around and embraced Intel in 2005.


  3. madhur
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    The Power Mac G3 machines which had fast Level 2 backside cache were widely considered to be faster than Intel PCs of similar CPU clock speed. This prompted Apple to create the ‘Toasted Bunnies’ television commercials as shown in pic 1.

    But in June 2005, Apple’s decision to change the CPU of Macintosh computers from PowerPC processors to Intel x86 processors shocked the world. In Pic 2,at the WWDC, Steve Jobs and Intel’s Paul Otellini (dressed in some kind of spacesuit??) are seen shaking hands.

    RDF–> Reality distortion field


  4. teju
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    The Apple Intel transition, the process of changing the CPU of Macintosh computers from PowerPC processors to Intel x86 processors.


  5. duriel
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    Picture A refers to the Mac ad where the Power chip of Mac G3, supposedly “Toasted” the Pentium 2.

    Picture B: Intel processors are being used on Apple computers.

    RDF: Reality distortion field (steve jobs reference?)

    Anyway, there was the Mac group and the Intel group and now nobody knows who is who.


  6. Anonymous

    that Apple dumped IBM and collaborated with Intel for processors?
    (pure guessing from second pic, no clue about the first pic *blinks*) :(


  7. akhi
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    that Apple dumped IBM and collaborated with Intel for processors?
    (pure guessing from second pic, no clue about the first pic *blinks*) :(


  8. Dibyo
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    The Power Mac G3 was widely considered to be faster than Intel chips, which prompted Apple to create the “Toasted Bunnies” ads. However, in 2005, Steve Jobs announced (while shaking hands with an Intel bunny) that they would move from PowerPC microprocessors to Intel chips (who they had previously joked about).


  9. 1. PowerMac G3 Toasted Bunny were they make fun of Intel, claiming that their processors are twice as fast as Pentium II

    2. Apple switching over to intel x86 processors from the PowerPC processors.


  10. Ajay Parasuram
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    Apple’s i-Phone(launch),Pic(2) and the Cisco i-Phone/Microsoft’s Zune ?


  11. Ashish

    Apple first lampooning intel chips and then later switching to intel processors.


  12. kumashish

    Apple’s switch from intel-bashing to embracing it.


  13. varuns88
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    Apple’s transition from IBM’s PowerPC to Intel processors for all its Macintosh computers..


  14. yaksha
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    the Power pc and intel processors


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