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We all need to watch how the 'Meltdown' and 'Spectre' CPU chip problems play out...

We all need to watch how the 'Meltdown' and 'Spectre' CPU chip problems play out...

We all need to watch how the 'Meltdown' and 'Spectre' CPU chip problems play out...

(OP)
I guess we need to keep an eye on this although in the end, there is very little that we can personally do until the tech vendors respond.

Meltdown and Spectre: Here’s what Intel, Apple, Microsoft, others are doing about it

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/01/meltdown-a...

Note that our house is 100% Apple based with my MacPro Laptop, my wife's iMac, our two iPhones (6 and an 8), a pair of iPads, a couple of older iPods and lastly, my Apple Watch.

John R. Baker, P.E. (ret)
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RE: We all need to watch how the 'Meltdown' and 'Spectre' CPU chip problems play out...

Thanks for the link - it's one of the more informative that I've read.

RE: We all need to watch how the 'Meltdown' and 'Spectre' CPU chip problems play out...

(OP)
Why am I not surprised (and people wonder why we're a 100% Apple household):

Microsoft accidentally bricks AMD PCs with Spectre patch

http://appleinsider.com/articles/18/01/08/microsof...

So be warned, if your computer uses an AMD processor, you probably should NOT update your Windows OS.

John R. Baker, P.E. (ret)
EX-Product 'Evangelist'
Irvine, CA
Siemens PLM:
UG/NX Museum:

The secret of life is not finding someone to live with
It's finding someone you can't live without

RE: We all need to watch how the 'Meltdown' and 'Spectre' CPU chip problems play out...

Thanks John,
Very good read.

STF

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