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Poll: Do you want MacOSX on your PC?

Today you can run Windows on Apple hardware with no problem. With Parallels, Windows and Mac software can even run at the same time, sharing the same screen. But consider the opposite - running MacOSX on non-Apple PC hardware. If you could do this in a legal, easy to use manner, would you?
Written by Ed Burnette, Contributor on
In a interview with Fortune magazine,
Apple Inc.
SWsoft CEO Serguei Beloussov says that this spring Parallels will upgrade its software in a way that "by coincidence" will make it easier to run MacOS on a non-Apple computer. VMware President Diane Greene says that their software is already being used by some to run MacOS on plain old PCs, although this is "not intentional" on VMware's part. Finally, the article quotes Michael Dell as saying that Dell computer "would offer MacOS if customers wanted it and Apple would license it on reasonable terms".

Today you can run Windows on Apple hardware with no problem. With Parallels, Windows and Mac software can even run at the same time, sharing the same screen. But consider the opposite - running MacOSX on non-Apple PC hardware. If you could do this in a legal, easy to use manner, would you?

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Reminder: Click the Vote button to vote on the poll, not the thumbs up/down at the top of the article. Well, actually you can do both if you like, but the thumbs up/down indicates what you think of the quality and interest level of the article itself and isn't counted in any poll results.

Challenge for Apple fans: The most votes ever cast on one of my polls up to now was 6738, for Xbox360 vs. PS3 vs. Wii. If this poll could break that record then it would send a strong signal about the demand for running MacOSX on a PC. Of course, if the 'nay's outnumbered the 'yeah's, that would send a different kind of signal.

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