After some fits and starts in 2008 and 2009 by Psystar and some cheap Dell netbooks, the low-cost hackintosh may be coming soon to a screen near you.
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Oracle's plans for Sun, a question of whether Psystar is out of business and thoughts on Google's Android market are today's leading headlines
(updated at 5:15 pm PST)It seemed to be the end of the road for Florida-based Mac clone maker Psystar earlier today, with all signs pointing to a complete shutdown after it found itself on the losing end of a court battle with Apple.Early in the day, Psystar attorney Eugene Action told Dow Jones Newswires that the company's eight employees will be let go and that Psystar President Rudy Pedraza will be "shutting things down immediately...
Episode 121 of the PowerPage Podcast has been posted. On it we discuss the resurgence of Web apps, how Psystar is toast, Operation Chokehold, AT&T data caps, why Facebook sold you out and how smartphones will outsell notebooks (and netbooks) in 2010.
Google's real-time search, the FTC's lawsuit against Intel and Microsoft's EU antitrist probe top today's headlines.
It's now officially the end of the line for Florida-based Mac-clone maker Psystar as the court slaps a permanent injunction on the company, prohibiting it from selling PCs with Mac OS X Leopard or Snow Leopard installed.
A US District Court judge Tuesday granted Apple a permanent injunction against Mac clone maker Psystar. The move effectively stops Psystar from selling PCs with Apple's Mac OS X pre-installed.
Minority report: No one can sell you a Mac OS X machine except Cupertino
Frugal Friday: RIP Crunchpad, Apple/Psystar Settlement, Comcast/NBC, Chrome OS, Google DNS, Microsoft Forefront TMG and UAG
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I discuss the untimely death of the CrunchPad, the Apple vs. Psystar Settlement, Comcast's new controlling interest in NBC, recent advancements in Chrome OS, Google's new public DNS service and talk with Bill Jensen, Senior Product Manager in Microsoft's Identity and Security Business Group about the newly announced Forefront TMG and UAG 2010 threat management and user access gateways.
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In Episode 119 of the PowerPage Podcast Rob Parker and I discuss the recent spate of Apple tablet rumors, the end of AT&T's iPhone exclusivity, the possibility of an iPhone on Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile, the latest drama from Psystar and a mammoth, holiday edition of "What's on your Mac?"
It seems the game's up for Mac-clone maker Psystar as it pulls its entire line-up of Mac clones from the online store. It does, however, continue to sell a tool that allows Mac OS X to be run on non-Apple-branded hardware.
Today's top headlines include GE and Comcast being near a deal over NBC Universal, AT&T ranking worst cell phone service by Consumer Reports and reports that Apple and Psystar have reached a settlement.
Apple and Psystar reportedly have reached a partial settlement on their legal battle over Mac clones being sold by the Florida company.
Hot on the heels of its win against Mac clone-maker Psystar, Apple is suing another company that's making knockoffs of its products, but this time its power adapters.
Apple is asking a federal judge to put an end to Psystar's trade in Mac clones ... oh, and Apple also wants $2.1 million in damages.
Google, Apple, smartphone wars and the latest in SAP maintenance fees are today's headliners.
Apple clone-maker Psystar was pretty much euthanized by a federal judge Friday when he ruled that it violated Apple's copyright and the DMCA.
The Apple vs Psystar case has ended rather predictably, with Apple basically nuking the Mac clone maker out of existence.
First they release PC hardware with Mac OS X pre-installed, then they release a "build your own hackintosh" kit that allows the installation of OS X on any PC hardware. Psystar isn't on Apple's Christmas card list, and they're proud of it.
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