MacIntel vs. Wintel

Now that the average Joe—you know who you are—can load XP on their Macs, let the benchmarking begin. Macologist ran about five million tests on similar and disparate machines and the MacBooks and iMacs consistently kept their heads above water. They didn't really run a summary paragraph, but all the numbers are…

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MacIntels Not To Boot Vista?

Microsoft has just announced some potentially devastating news. Well, devastating to those folks who wanted to be able to boot Windows on their Intel-based Macs. Contrary to earlier assumptions, Microsoft Vista, the company s next major operating system, will not support EFI, the method used by MacIntels during boot…

MacIntel Tested In the Wild

ZDNet UK got their paws on OS X for x86 machines and basically is acting like the monkeys that discover the monolith and learn to use tools. That's not really all that bad, but it's amusing. They go through the whole process—2 hour install, partitioning fun, and the magic of Sherlock—to come to the conclusion that…

Apple C&Ds MacIntel Sites

Apple is outraged—outraged!—at the sites purporting to show how to install OS X for Intel chips on Sony Vaios. The thieving hobbitses that cracked OS X and posted a torrent will pay with a sternly-worded letter from Apple's lawyers and may EVEN RECEIVE ANOTHER ONE if they don't remove all mention of Apple from their…