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Blend of Macintosh and Intel

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MacIntel (plural MacIntels)

  1. (computing) A Macintosh computer with an Intel CPU.
    • 2003 April 7, John C. Dvorak, “How the MacIntel Will Change the Market”[1], PC Magazine: 
      There is no doubt that a MacIntel machine could supplant the Wintel platform. And most likely, the entire hungry Linux community could port all the x86 Linux code to the MacIntel OS within weeks, creating a huge flood of good products.
    • 2005 August 12, Mark Baard, “Mac Hacks Allow OS X on PCs”[2], Wired: 
      The ADC participants also received MacIntel computers for testing and development.