[CoLoCo] OSX, UBUNTU, or Windows... take your pick... a PC that runs them all...

Andrew keen101 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 9 23:44:26 BST 2008


*meant to say "has some neat things out-o-the-box that windows doesent."




On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 4:42 PM, Andrew <keen101 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'd have say that if i had to chose a proprietary OS it would be OSX. In my
> (limited) experience with mac OSX it seems to perform more smoothly, and has
> some neat features out-o-the-box of windows. With that said, i don't like
> the other apple software, and don't like how a lot of things work.
>
> also from an outsiders point of view i also like OSX because it's very easy
> to change the admin password, and do whatever you want with the system.
>
>
> On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 4:25 PM, siblog <tehsiblog at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I know I am going off the subject, but I am going to rant for a second
>> about Apple.
>>
>>> I'm pretty sure they are breaking the OSX terms of agreement etc to put
>>> the OS on non apple hardware.
>>>
>> This is the exact reason I hate Apple (even more than Microsoft). Everyone
>> hated and tried to sue Microsoft back in the day because they bundled IE
>> with Windows. Apple now bundles all their apps in their OS, controls what
>> apps you can run with their products (ex. iPod/iPhone with iTunes), forces
>> Safari down peoples throat via the iTunes/Apple auto-update and only allows
>> their OS on their hardware! Microsoft couldn't even dream of pulling
>> something like that off. Talk about control and monopoly tactics! In my
>> opinion Apple is the new Microsoft but way worse. Supporting or purchasing
>> products from them is worse than supporting Microsoft. And I am not
>> directing any of this towards anyone in this group but, I am sick of people
>> always complaining about big bad Microsoft when they should be looking out
>> for Apple and teh monopoly it is building....Ok sorry I am done now
>>
>> -Simon
>>
>> On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 2:42 PM, Chomafin <chomafin at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> You may be interested in the OSX86 project..
>>> http://www.osx86project.org/
>>> Also, I'm not sure how long Psystar will be able to keep up with this.
>>> I'm pretty sure they are breaking the OSX terms of agreement etc to put the
>>> OS on non apple hardware.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 2:25 PM, Andrew <keen101 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>>  found this neat pc. It claims to run OSX, Ubuntu, or windows. Whichever
>>>> OS you prefer.
>>>>
>>>> I like the idea that you ~CAN~ run OSX if you want. Freedom of choice is
>>>> good.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> http://www.psystar.com/index.php?&page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage_images.tpl&product_id=1&category_id=3&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=72
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -Andrew
>>>>
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