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Microsoft's Rahul Sood says every PC industry exec should use a MacBook

Ex-HP and current Microsoft employee, Rahul Sood strokes his MacBook and says every PC exec should d

Anthony Garreffa | Mar 1, 2011 at 7:42 pm CST (0 mins, 50 secs time to read)

Voodoo founder and ex-HP guru, Rahul Sood has loved controversy. Short of turning up to an event in an Egg ala Lady Gaga, he has always loved causing quite the stir. Today is no different, he expressed his pure love for Apple hardware by saying "Every executive in the PC industry should use an Apple notebook".

Microsoft's Rahul Sood says every PC industry exec should use a MacBook |

He later tweeted that the real meaning behind that comment was that they were of higher quality than those that come with Windows by default. It sounds like a death stare toward his current employer, Microsoft, but it seems like it is a dig at his previous employer, HP.

A series of private status updates points toward HP's unwillingness to compete at the high end of the laptop marketplace. With his message reading "We could have done it - just need a few years of patience, and investment in our tooling/process," continuing to say "We really could have done it. [...] ‎... especially with webOS, what a combination that would have been."

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Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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