iPad Tablet OS

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Could the iPad Tablet's OS run on the iPad Tablet if it had this hardware change?


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1GHz Apple A4 custom-designed, high-performance, low-power system-on-a-chip

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1.86GHz or 2.13GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 6MB on-chip shared L2 cache running 1:1 with processor speed
1066MHz frontside bus
2GB of 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM onboard

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120GB 4200-rpm Serial ATA hard disk drive or 128GB solid-state drive

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NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics processor with 256MB of DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory
 
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Your question needs clarification. Are you asking if the iPad's OS will run on a regular computer?
 
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Your question needs clarification. Are you asking if the iPad's OS will run on a regular computer?

That is not what I am asking, but that would answer my question. So, will it?
 

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Not likely since it doesn't use an Intel processor and as such, it would have to be recompiled to work with it (if it could).
 
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Would it be easier to integrate OS X with touchscreen technology?
 
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That's already been done:

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That's already been done:

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Yes it has been done and funny funny no one is rushing out to buy one. Doesn't that say something to the people who want their ipads to be mini touch screen Mac Pros.
 
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Yes it has been done and funny funny no one is rushing out to buy one. Doesn't that say something to the people who want their ipads to be mini touch screen Mac Pros.

OS X as nice as it is is too heavy for what the tablet is designed and intended for. Eventually people will understand the nature of where technology is leading. THINK THINCLIENT. longer battery life and a more intimate experience for the user. THe IPAD is the beginning of that threshold we are crossing.
 

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