“Apple Computer Inc., the maker of the Macintosh computer and iPod music device, on Wednesday rolled out a first-ever software patch to run Microsoft’s dominant Windows operating system on its PCs, a move that could draw millions of new buyers,” Reuters reports. “By enabling the move to Windows, the world’s No. 1 operating system, Apple hopes to draw people who want Macs, considered by many as easier to use and more stylish, but prefer the Windows operating system.”
MacDailyNews Note: Nobody “prefers” the Windows operating system. They use it because they’re stuck with some Windows-only software “solution” or they’re gamers or they don’t know any better. Soon, it will become clear to most everyone, including Reuters: Give people a Mac and Windows, let them use both for a couple of weeks and then we’ll see which one they really prefer.
Reuters continues, “Macintosh users will now likely be able to run some games and other software on their Mac OS X computers without buying a separate Windows based computer. The final version of Boot Camp will be available as a feature in the upcoming Mac OS X version 10.5 ‘Leopard’ personal computer. Apple said it will not provide support for installing or running Boot Camp and does not sell or support Microsoft Windows software.”
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