Apple Sends Macs to Windows Boot Camp
The company releases software that allows Intel-processor Macs to dual-boot Mac OS X and Windows.Apple is opening some Windows. The computer maker has begun offering software that will allow its latest Macs to run Microsofts Windows XP, in addition to the Apple Mac OS X. Apple on April 5 began offering a public beta of Boot Camp, software that allows Intel-processor Macswhich now include the iMac and Mac Mini desktops and MacBook Pro notebookto boot either Mac OS X or Windows XP. After installing Windows XP via Boot Camp, users can select which operating systems theyd like to run at startup. Is Apple doing enough to pursue the enterprise market? Click here to read more.
With the release of Boot Camp, the company is sanctioning the use of Microsofts software on its hardware. Apple has said all along that it wouldnt sell or support Windows, but that it also wouldnt prevent the OS from running on its hardware.