Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 6th Jun 2005 22:01 UTC
Editorial Today's confirmation that Apple is going x86 makes today a historic day in the industry. It may mean that Microsoft might see a few percent decline of their market share the next few years, but what about Linux? If Linux were to lose an equal amount of share it would alter its spread to the desktop, a spread that has been very positive so far.
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Dual boot Windows MacOS
by Steffo on Tue 7th Jun 2005 08:32 UTC

Well, dual booting the Intel-Mac would be very expensive since you would have to pay retail price for Windows. So, first you have to pay a premium for the computer, and then you have to shell out for the OS.

It is of course a good feature, but I doubt that this would lure any customers that wants to try OS X but are uncertain that they would like it.

For the cost of dual booting (price premium + cost of Windows) you could probably buy a cheap Dell. Of course, then it'll be just a cheap Dell, not a Mac. But I think most people won't care as long as it's cheap.