Linked by David Adams on Sat 1st Jan 2005 18:45 UTC, submitted by Somynona
Editorial "Despite its current misadventure with Linux, Sun isn't in the generic desktop computer business. The Java desktop is cool, but it's a solution driven by necessity, not excellence. In comparison, putting Mac OS X on the Sunray desktop would be an insanely great solution for Sun." read the rest macnewsworld.com
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OS X on x86
by daniel on Sun 2nd Jan 2005 11:31 UTC

It's not as simple as just slapping it onto x86 hardware. There are major support issues for them if the decided to port OS X. Think of all the drivers that would suddenly need to be supported. How many designers using Mac do you know who would be able to handle the problems that would arise with configuring their system ? Mac flaunts the fact that they're computers are easy to use and they would end up disapointing a lot of people. Besides, it's true that hardware isn't the most profitable market at the moment, but next time you're in a PC shop go compare the prices for similar performance of Macs vs PCs. Then tell me wether they aren't doing pretty well. A lot of people are just buying the cool looking hardware. Hell even I want to !