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post #11 of 40
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Originally Posted by pablo420 View Post
Steven Jobs and Apple won't let Dell for sure. Why? Because Dell could offer cheaper solutions to OS X than Apple's machines.
Exactly.
post #12 of 40
Aren't you already able to put Mac on a PC?
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That's awsome! I vote for linux!
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post #14 of 40
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If you read the end of the article, or know anything about OS X and Apple, you would know that they make only a small percentage of profit from the operating system. They make their money off of the hardware that comes at a premium. If you want the more advanced software you have to buy the hardware that comes with it.

If they let OSX out for the pc they would jack the prices up to be around the same as windows.. 300$ for vista ultimate if I am not mistaken? OSX is 129$ every release.

id pay 300$ to legally put osx on my custom built pc..... maybe even 350.... but noooo apple are well u know.... stuck up....

(i always like mac when i was in school.....) id love to try it out again.. (on some pwnage hardware at a cheap price that is....)
    
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post #15 of 40
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id pay 300$ to legally put osx on my custom built pc..... maybe even 350.... but noooo apple are well u know.... stuck up....

(i always like mac when i was in school.....) id love to try it out again.. (on some pwnage hardware at a cheap price that is....)
I'm pretty sure there are many ways to hack OSX Tiger to install on a PC-based system. Wanted to try it, but never got around to it. There were a ton of guides online sometime last year, but they seem to all be "not found" now. Perhaps Steve-o got pissed and had his legal lackies take care of them?
    
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Meh, I just have an OSX Skin on my pc. I love it! It lets me not be able to maximize windows, and I disabled right click on my mouse for that real feel!
    
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post #17 of 40
They're not actually going to offer it, Apple would never license something like that.
post #18 of 40
I don't get it..
Mac's are x86 based now arn't they?
You install OSX on an x86 "mac" but what's so special about it? Is it not a regular PC anymore?
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post #19 of 40
Never gonna happen. Apple hasn't had 3rd party maclones for about a decade (I don't think there are any legal ones left) and if they were to go back to that it would not be with dell
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post #20 of 40
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I don't get it..
Mac's are x86 based now arn't they?
You install OSX on an x86 "mac" but what's so special about it? Is it not a regular PC anymore?
Yes but can someone explain how Vista works on this x86 new Macs but OSX doesn't? What the heck does OSX require? Motherboard?
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