I heard about that.
apple made a bit of fuss a bit late in the game to say they were not happy 
about it but it didn't stay up there for long, and my guess is they were 
annoyed enough to put up a small objection but not to much really.
At 01:35 a.m. 4/01/2010, you wrote:
>Just to clear a few things up.
>With boot camp your second op is not running in virtual mode. It is running 
>under full system resources. So on the new mac's it would be like a regular pc.
>Now if you want the best of both worlds and ops. You can run them together 
>with the second op in the virtual world with either fusion or virtual box. 
>That lets them run side by side sharing resources.
>Now we also have a third option with peroral for mac. it lets you install and 
>run the pc software under the mac op. The only bust here is not all software 
>will run that way but a lot will.
>With this new mac op you can even install it on a pc. They call them 
>hackintoshes.
>At 04:39 AM 1/3/2010, you wrote:
>>Hi Shaun,
>>These days with software like Boot Camp that's not altogether true. There are 
>>ways of having the best of both worlds. It is just that many Windows users 
>>don't know about them so they are afraid to invest in a Mac or Linux system 
>>believing as you do that they have to give up all their Windows games and 
>>favorite applications to go Mac or Linux. While it is certainly true the 
>>majority of software is specifically designed for Windows with the 
>>availability of virtual machines that is more an annoyance than a serious 
>>problem for a Mac or Linux user.
>>For example, if you were to purchase a brand new Intel based MacBook with Mac 
>>OS 10.6you would get the standard Mac OS operating system complete with the 
>>VoiceOver screen reader, ITunes media player, Safari web browser, and all the 
>>rest of the common Mac applications. If you then wanted your Windows 
>>applications you can install Windows XP on that machine via Boot Camp and run 
>>Windows XP as a virtual machine. That way you can keep all your games, and 
>>other important Windows software too. Running Windows under a virtual machine 
>>is a tad bit slower than running it natively of course, but it is the best 
>>solution available to us currently. The upside though is you can still use 
>>Mac OS as  your primary operating system and boot into Windows to access 
>>stuff you would otherwise not be able to use.
>>With Linux these days there are multiple solutions to choose from. If
>>you wanted to try out the base operating system without formatting your hard 
>>drive you can run Ubuntu Linux directly off the cd. It runs slower, but it 
>>does allow someone to run Linux without making any changes to Windows. Other 
>>solutions involve installing it to a USB thumb drive and booting from that, 
>>or you can just stick the Ubuntu cd in your computer and do a quick and easy 
>>multiboot setup from Windows directly. You can use a third-party solution 
>>such as VM Ware which allows you to install Windows as a virtual machine 
>>under Linux. Either way you decide to do it you can easily run both while not 
>>giving up anything in the process. Bottom line, there are ways to run Windows 
>>along side your operating system of choice to have the best of both worlds. 
>>It need not be a one or the other situation.
>>
>>Cheers!
>>
>>
>>
>>shaun everiss wrote:
>>>hmmm i would, but since most stuff is windows based I can't.
>>
>>
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