I'm somewhat concerned by the Microsoft / Iview issue. Don't know if a world owned by an 800 gorilla (MS) and a 800 oz gorilla (Adobe) is a better place to live. [...]
contrary to most other markets, in the graphics/photo software market, Adobe is the 800 pound gorilla – with a 20 year rep!, and M$ is the wannabe! Even with
There are rumours about Apple (replete with cash from iPod and iMac success) – the 800 pound gorilla in the graphics/photo HARDware market – possibly acquiring Adobe. That would be a worrysome development because they'd really have a de facto monopoly.
And we all know how beneficial monopolies are to you and me, the user . . . ! N O T
There are also rumours that Apple is eying Nintendo to get into the games market. Speculating that, after the take over, the new Nintendo would release a console based on the Apple Mac mini (Looky here
). Makes sense too.
Let's hope there's more truth in this Apple/Nintendo rumour than in the Apple/Adobe rumour!