Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 14th Feb 2006 22:49 UTC, submitted by jayson.knight
Mac OS X It seems like flee-in-Apple's-fur, cracker 'Maxxuss', has succeeded in cracking Mac OS 10.4.4 for Intel. "We were just about to hunker down and wait through the cold winter and a wet spring until we saw some results on the OS X 10.4.4 for Intel hacking efforts, but it looks like we're getting a little Valentines present from 'Maxxuss' who has already broken through Apple's heightened security that is present in their shipping version of the OS. It's just a preliminary release, not all hardware is supported and it requires a bit of futzing around to get it to work, but seeing as we weren't expecting this kind of breakthrough this early, we really can't complain."
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Hackablility as a business strategy
by geert on Wed 15th Feb 2006 21:44 UTC
geert
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2005-12-31

Mac OSX can be bougth and used on a normal PC. If you are tech shavvy. This means the exposure to Mac OSX becomes so much bigger, and this exposure might lead to you bauying a Mac next time.

Step one: geek buys OS, uses it.
Step 2: Family and friends impressed when they buy new computer, they might consider.
Step 3: geek sees stability and ease, buys Mac server and installs dual boot for linux.

Where dit Mac lose?

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