Macworld: A Quiet Revolution

by Yves Avérous

Some Mac observers were underwhelmed by this year’s presentation by Steve Jobs at Macworld: No new striking Apple product, or at least nothing nearly as extravagant as the rumors flying before the show. So much so that the second processor architecture change in the whole history of the Mac was greeted with almost as much worry as enthusiasm. Still, the numbers are in and performance is indeed way up as well as the potential, soon, to run Windows programs in native speed—for those who really need some critical apps. To learn more about what Macs can do for translators, join the next TransMUG meeting on February 11, right before the General Meeting, one block away from the Mechanics Institute. More info at