Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 12th Mar 2006 18:40 UTC, submitted by Varg Vikernes
Apple Dan Kusnetzky, Apple program vice president, spoke to PC Pro News at IDC and said that Apple has no plans to support booting into Vista on the new Intel Macs. However, a Microsoft spokesman said that Microsoft would have no problem granting a Windows licence to Apple, in exactly the same way it currently provides licences to Dell and HP: "Microsoft would support Apple the same way it supports every other PC manufacturer." But Dan Kusnetzky said it would be difficult to know who would support that machine if Windows was running on a Mac. However, "no doubt someone will work out how to run Windows on the Mac, even if Apple doesn't technically support that."
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RE: Why?
by mallard on Sun 12th Mar 2006 20:11 UTC in reply to "Why?"
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I believe there is a "standard" for shortcut keys, there is a de-facto mapping for the "spare" keyboard scancodes that shortcut keys often use. Maybe that explains it?

As for wLan, BlueTooth, USB, etc. These are all fairly common components with a fairly small number of common chipsets.

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