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It's possible to install MacOS on a normal PC, google for webpages on this, but you'll need an Intel processor, with I think SSE3 support, AMD won't do (from what I read on the projects page). Also, I don't think this is legal (obviously).
I know they are made but I do not know if you can buy them. I know you can buy White Label machines for PC's, but can you get them for Mac?
In a 'verse long ago before Apple turned to the Intel Side there used to be some PPC clone vendors. The rebels from the Power Computing Corporation alliance were able to strike a deal with the Evil Empire. Darth Jobs however returned to the Death Apple after four years and proceeded to stab all rebels in the back by calling the deal off. The horrible death of these brave rebels was celebrated by the Evil Empire with the release of MacOS 8. Recently the Death Apple crushed another rebel citing copyright and DMCA violations. Darth Jobs ability to suck money out of users and still make them feel Apple is tEh OMg gReatest even Bill The Hut can learn something from...
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Originally Posted by worm5252
I think I am gonna just buy a second hand Mac laptop. Then I can legally acquire the software from Apple.
Why do like to buy a MAC ?
Using a MAC as a standard user it is very very easy.
I mean staying in the GUI .
As example my wife 71 year old never use a computer within 1 hour I learned her how the use the Mac including installing programs updating and so on.
For me is the fun to use it as Unix machine .
And learning Apple scripting and so on .
But a second hand MAC did come cheap
Sometimes "an overpriced paperweight" is exactly what you want. I bought one on a whim (it's not my only Mac) ... and ... promtly put the durn thing to work, and "it does quite well, thankye." A very satisfactory box.
"Why do I buy Macs?" Easy:
A "soup-to-nuts" combination of hardware and software that is well-engineered so to be, by the same group of designers.
A "I don't have to think about it" deployment that "just works."
When it breaks, a bumper-to-bumper 3 year (renewable) warranty with service centers everywhere.
I've got "one of everything" around here... Mac, Linux, and (ugh). ... No "fan boy" here, but what Apple has consistently done is, to me, very impressive.
Last edited by sundialsvcs; 12-14-2009 at 11:36 PM.