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Psystar's Mac clones: The pics

Anyone tracking the news about the latest round of Mac clones has learned the following: Psystar's site is barely holding up, there will be a clash with Apple and there's a lot of interest.Adrian Kingsley-Hughes told us about the bold monopoly talk coming out of Psystar.
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Written by Larry Dignan on

Anyone tracking the news about the latest round of Mac clones has learned the following: Psystar's site is barely holding up, there will be a clash with Apple and there's a lot of interest.

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes told us about the bold monopoly talk coming out of Psystar. Jason O'Grady gave us a little history lesson. As for me, I just wanted to look at these Mac clones to see if they are a viable option as a purchase.

The OS only tells some of the Mac story for consumers. The design is what counts. The big question: Are Psystar's desktops pretty enough to usurp the Mac.

You decide. Here's Psystar's Open Computer from a gallery we put together:

And the Open Pro Computer:

Clearly, these aren't Macs, but money talks. And with a starting price of $399 I could be convinced to give up some design frills.

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