“Many in the tech world are excited about the possibility that Apple’s Mac OS X might get more popular in the wake of CEO Steve Jobs’ decision to move the software to Intel’s hardware. My exclusive report last week that Michael Dell said his company would be interested in selling machines loaded with OS X only fueled the fires,” David Kirkpatrick writes for Fortune.
“While Dell’s interest is newsworthy, I doubt Jobs will let him sell OS X anytime soon. The Apple CEO has said he won’t, though in the past he has been known to say that he won’t do things right up until he does them. And such a move would be challenging for Apple financially. That’s because, for all of the company’s software smarts, its revenues are still heavily reliant upon computer hardware,” Kirkpatrick writes.
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