How come Apple doesn't want Mac OS X to run on anything but Apple hardware?
I just wanted to know. I think they could make more money if it were PC compatible. Why isn't it though?
Asked By: wickedt1105 - 8/15/2008
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Answered By: SilverTonguedDevil - 8/15/2008
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They wouldn't. People would start to pirate it at the same rate they pirate Windows these days. Apple only wants OS X to run on Apple hardware so that Apple can sell more Apple hardware.
Answered By: cen - 8/15/2008
Cuz Apple is a greedy, selfish, Microsoft PC hating company.
Answered By: CuboneKing - 8/15/2008
Probably so they can sell more Apple hardware. People might not buy their comps if they could get in on a Dell, Gateway, HP, etc.
Answered By: Lindy - 8/15/2008
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