Well whaddya know? Apple just announced a patch called Boot Camp which enables for the first time ever, Intel powered Macs to legitimately boot into either Windows XP or its own OS X operating system. The time limited public beta, which is available for download from Apple, is not supported at present, but in itâ€™s final form will feature as part of itâ€™s forthcoming 10.5 Leopard release, offering as yet undisclosed additional functionality.
This is a bold move on Apples part and opens up a whole new market of potential users for Apple hardware. In fact, Apples stock has risen almost 6 percent since the announcement.
Personally, I cant wait to see if we can run our video editing system on the Mac, save me lugging the brick as we call our current â€˜portableâ€™ setup.
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