Intel Atom's Snow Leopard Compatibility Re-Hacked

The 10.6.2 update for Snow Leopard didn't include Atom chipset support, so it wouldn't work on hackintoshes—but didn't keep enterprising hackers from finding a workaround. They promised it last week, and now they've delivered: Atom support is back, although apparently implementing the fix isn't the easiest project.… » 11/20/09 1:00am 11/20/09 1:00am

Flash 10.1 Is Good News for Hackintosh Netbooks

High-Def Flash video is a stretch on some hacktintosh netbooks, but Flash 10.1 brings it into the realm of possibility. I just installed it on my MSI Wind running Leopard, and damn: HD YouTube and Vimeo videos were almost watchable. » 11/17/09 12:10pm 11/17/09 12:10pm

Netbook Hackintosh 10.6.2 Fix Coming In "A Few Weeks," Fallen Netbooks…

When Apple killed Atom processor support in the Snow Leopard 10.6.2 update, it was one of the first times they'd actively tried to stop hobbyist hackintoshing. It was also sort of a dick move! Luckily, it's not going to stick. » 11/11/09 11:06am 11/11/09 11:06am

Latest Snow Leopard Developer Build Breaks Hackintosh Support... Again

Enough with the back and forth already, Apple. If you're going to kill Atom support then just kill it. Don't toy with us, taking and giving like some sort of merciless god. » 11/07/09 6:30pm 11/07/09 6:30pm

OS X 10.6.2 Does Not Ditch Atom Support, Hackintosh Safe

It appears that Atom support has resurfaced in the latest developer build (10C535), so users running OS X on Atom netbooks are safe, for now. Although, anything can happen between now and the final build. [Stell via 9to5Mac via Crunchgear] » 11/04/09 4:30pm 11/04/09 4:30pm

Is Apple Trying to Kill Hackintosh Netbooks? OS X 10.6.2 Ditches Atom…

Coders have confirmed that the developer build of Snow Leopard 10.6.2 nixes support for netbook Atom processors. Nothing's final yet, of course, but given Apple's lame fight with Palm over iTunes compatibility, are hackintosh netbooks next in the firing line? » 11/02/09 7:37am 11/02/09 7:37am

Openbook Nano Review: The Lazy Man's Hackintosh Netbook

I'm a little torn. In even acknowledging the OpenBook Nano, I ensure that Apple will shut down Macwind, the company selling stock MSI Wind U100s preloaded with OS X for $399. But that's not the worst of it. » 8/25/09 1:00pm 8/25/09 1:00pm

Best Buy Acknowledges the Obvious, Puts Hackintoshed Dell Netbook On…

Everyone involved knows exactly why certain Dell netbooks are in such high demand, but nobody can outright say it, officially. That didn't stop one Best Buy—or at least, one of its employees—from coming clean. » 8/11/09 4:52pm 8/11/09 4:52pm