First there was Windows 95 on an iPad. People cringed, but apparently they did not cringe enough, as someone else has managed to get Windows XP up and running on an iPad. Macheads, avert thy eyes!

The "someone" in this case is Dave Soble, CEO of Evolve Technologies. He was crowing about his "accomplishment" on the Facebook late last week, and the fruits of his labor here:

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But how? VMWare Connectwise, to be precise, and it only took about five minutes, Soble said. Five easy minutes to complete a hack that will no doubt cause the spontaneous combustion of any and all Apple lovers in your immediate vicinity. And yes, dear commenters, I'm actually very surprised our servers could handle me posting this today! [ChannelWeb]