Apple's television ads for its new Macs boast that for years, Intel's chips have been "trapped inside PCs--dull little boxes, dutifully performing dull little tasks."
Now, the voiceover proclaims, the Intel processor will finally be set free.
Of course, that's not exactly the way Intel would put it.
"Never would we characterize our customers that way," Intel Vice President Deborah Conrad said in an interview.
Conrad said that Intel cooperated with Apple for some particulars of the TV spot, but added, "We didn't know what the end result was going to … Read more