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How to Build a Hackintosh Mini for a Less Expensive, Faster Mac

How to Build a Hackintosh Mini for a Less Expensive, Faster Mac
nobody reads the terms, didn't you see the South Park episode? And anyway, if I buy the OS I'm gonna do damn well what I want with it. Once that disk has been legally obtained and is in my hands, it's not Apple's business what I do with it. To be fair, I mentioned off-hand to a Genius at an Apple Store I have a hackintosh. Without breaking stride, he asked if I bought the OS. I told him yes and he shrugged. I believe the legality of hackintoshing in general is a bit hazy. I'm by no means a lawyer, and you'd be a fool to take what I have to say as legal advice. If you're still concerned, talk to a lawyer to get an official opinion. Apple's been using Xeon CPUs in its Mac Pro line since they released an Intel based Mac Pro... I think that's what a lot of people don't really understand when they compare the price of a Mac Pro vs a homebuilt machine vs say a Dell workstation class machine. But back to Apple and not feeling the urge to file a mass lawsuit.

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