Set OS X Free - License out OS X Part 1

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Uploaded on May 04, 2009 by mrbit10 Powered by YouTube

Licensing out OS X has been a fairly big discussion and via my last video it sparked up yet again. This is an addition to my previous series with new information and outlook.

I have a series of links that accompany the video as follows:


For the section on clones, these articles explain the true problems of Apple as the clones were only a very small part of its demise. Apple suffered from product recalls and inventory/production management. Another variable that many miss is that Apple made 11.5 Billion in total annual sales just as the clone program started very late 1994.

Here is the 11.5 billion links:
http://news.cnet.com/Apple039s-encore-Revenue-growth/2100-12_3-263295.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/blog/2002/oct/17

links on Apple's real problems
http://buck.com/10k?tenkyear=95&idx=A&co=AAPL&nam=DEMO&pw=DEMO

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,983500,00.html
http://www.nytimes.com/1997/04/17/business/apple-computer-posts-loss-sale-advice-may-be-sought.html
http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&ct=res&cd=3&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.crito.uci.edu%2Fpubs%2F2004%2Fapple.pdf&ei=yP37SbXMFZPoMN-_tMUE&usg=AFQjCNGb-SOOIg__cfwvKHMDhssZj5fopg

http://news.cnet.com/Apple-revisiting-failed-strategy/2100-1001_3-203662.html

Q1 2009 revenue
http://www.macworld.com/article/138362/2009/01/earnings.html

Desktops and Laptops decline and growth:
http://lowendmac.com/musings/09mm/mac-desktop-sales.html
http://www.osnews.com/story/21148/Apple_US_Mac_Sales_Down_16_Windows_PC_Sales_up_22_
http://www.reuters.com/article/technologyNews/idUSTRE52F7KS20090316

Sales trend
http://www.systemshootouts.org/images/mac_sales_quarterly_lg.gif

Net Sales NOT annual Sales
http://aaplinvestors.net/wp-content/themes/revolution-20/investorimages/NetSales.jpg

1995 was 11.5B and in 2008 Mac Annual Sales were 14.27B

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MacOS X, Licensing, Apple, Steve Jobs, Sculley, Spindler, Clones, Gassee, Psystar, Mac, Versus, Computers, NeXT, NeXTstep, 486, Intel, EFI, Windows, Microsoft, Alan, Kay, Parc, Science & Tech

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