Except for its earliest models, Acorn had built its computers around the 6502 microprocessor, which was also used by Apple, Atari, Commodore, and others. Seeing the end of the 8-bit era approaching, Acorn knew that it was time to move to a new architecture. However, the cost of existing 16-bit CPUs was prohibitive, and quite […]
2001: Apple will soon be releasing its quarterly report, and macolytes everywhere are waiting with bated breath. We’ll either be celebrating or bracing for a pummeling on the market.