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Thread: Running your PC on OS X

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    Running your PC on OS X

    Imagine if your next Mac cost you only $300, and ran faster than any G4 or G5 you've ever used.

    That future may already be unfolding: Hackers have found a way to bypass a chip designed to prevent the Mac OS from running on non-Apple PCs, which are often cheaper than Macs.
    "Apple wants to avoid the word getting out that (MacIntels) are just PCs, and that (OSx86) works on PCs," said Steil.
    Mac Hacks Allow OS X on PCs

    I just noticed Noia's petition thread so I'll include it here as well...

    AntiOnline - OS X to x86 petition.

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    The TPM module they discuss sounds like a form of DRM. So right away, I'm against it and say "go OSx86 project!" Also, I bet Steve Jobs is scared of OS/X running natively on PC hardware. Not because it will do well and be popular in it's own circles (it will), but because it could pull the collective wrath of Microsoft that has been pointed at the Linux movement thus far.

    /* Edit */
    I'm downloading the torrent now.
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