Another Mac clone: say hello to PearC

Summary:Not intimidated by Apple's legal action against Psystar, a German company called PearC is offering "Der PC mit Mac OS X" ("the PC with Mac OS X") in several configurations, including some with Blu-ray drives.In an interview with Der Spiegel, PearC's parent Hypermeganet noted that differences in how German law deals with EULAs may mean that PearC's products are legal in Germany.

PearC ProfessionalNot intimidated by Apple's legal action against Psystar, a German company called PearC is offering "Der PC mit Mac OS X" ("the PC with Mac OS X") in several configurations, including some with Blu-ray drives.

In an interview with Der Spiegel, PearC's parent Hypermeganet noted that differences in how German law deals with EULAs may mean that PearC's products are legal in Germany.

Starting at €499 the PearC comes with a dual-core processor, up to 750GB of hard drive space, and either a GeForce 7200GS or a GeForce 8400GS. For €799 you can order a Core 2 Quad processor, Blu-ray burner, and a GeForce 8400GS, 9800GT, or 9800GTX. For €1,499 the Professional model (pictured) ships with a Core i7 processor, 1TB of storage and up to 12GB of RAM.

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Tip: Ars Technica

Topics: Apple, Hardware, Mobility, Operating Systems, Processors, Software

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Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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