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Apple Should License the M1 Chip for Affordable Mac Clones

Bring back the clones

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Back in the dark days of Apple, the almost forgotten mid-1990s, there was a booming business of Mac Clones, licensed, Apple-ish systems running iOS 7 on RISC-based Power PC chips. The quality and designs were decidedly un-Mac-like, but the license business served as a lifesaving revenue bridge between Apple’s stumbling mid-1990s…

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Lance Ulanoff

Lance Ulanoff

Tech expert, journalist, social media commentator, amateur cartoonist and robotics fan.

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