Apple Gets Judge to Dismiss Psystar's Antitrust Counterclaim

Psystar »11/18/08 10:20pm11/18/08 10:20pm, whose quasi-legit Mac clones brought the down upon them, just had their against Apple thrown out. Apparently Psystar was trying to claim that Apple's OS X is its own market separate from the other PC operating systems and suffer from a lack of hardware competition—thus the need for Psystar-like companies.…

Psystar Open Computer Reviewed (Verdict: Fast, But Can't Be Recommended)

Besides some benchmarks, CNET's review of the Psystar Open Computer doesn't really tell us anything new that we didn't already know before. It's definitely fast for the price, especially compared with the tiny Mac Mini. However, it's missing stuff like iLife, Bluetooth, an IR receiver, DVD burning and the ability to… »5/02/08 4:30pm5/02/08 4:30pm

7 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Buy a Psystar Computer Right Now

Despite having the shadiest launch this side of the Phantom console, Psystar actually managed to ship units out to users. Salud! However, there are still a number of problems with Psystar's implementation that makes us have to recommend to our readers not to buy it. Maybe when they get their act together (and probably… »5/01/08 1:15pm5/01/08 1:15pm

Latest in Psystar Saga: Mac Clones Supposedly Shipping Right Now + New Facility Up Close

When we last checked in on super shady Mac cloner Psystar's gridskipping ways, they'd supposedly somehow managed to land a $6 million pad—a little fishy, given their brief history. A ZDNet reader on the ground got up close, reporting that there's definite activity at the location, though no hard confirmation it's… »4/19/08 6:30pm4/19/08 6:30pm

Mac Clone Maker Psystar Examined: Who Are They And Why Are They So Shady?

The Guardian did a little research on this Psystar, the company that vows to continue selling their generic Mac OS X clones even if Apple decides to sue them. Turns out that not only has the Miami Chamber of Commerce and BBB never heard of them, there's essentially no trace of them on the internet at all. As if that… »4/15/08 4:50pm4/15/08 4:50pm