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Re: [vox-tech] Mac OS X on intel?
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Re: [vox-tech] Mac OS X on intel?

When I was in the market for a new computer a while
back I almost bought a mac just for OSX.  But in the
end, the higher price (compared to a PC) kept me away.
 If my case is at all common, offering OSX for intel
based hardware doesn't seem like it'd make much sense
to Apple from a business point of view.  PC users who
might otherwise 'switch' to a mac would just buy OSX
for thier intel machines.

(That's what I'd do, at least)


--- "Micah J. Cowan" <micah@cowan.name> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 01:24:51PM -0800, Ryan
> wrote:
> > Does anyone know if it's possible to put OS X on
> an Intel PC?
> > 
> > -ryan
> Not currently; however, there is talk of Apple
> switching to
> Intel-based CPUs for future hardware, and
> documentation of their
> Operating System architecture also hints strongly at
> this possibility.
> However, I have also heard that such Apple hardware
> would still be
> largely incompatible with "IBM PC" style computers.
> Dunno in what
> ways...
> HTH,
> -Micah
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