Non-Apple Leopard Computers Probably A Hoax

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  1. GoxKok macrumors member

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  2. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    Who's more foolish: the fool or the fool who follows him?
     
  3. Sky Blue Guest

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    Where did you dig up that old fossil?
     
  4. kkat69 macrumors 68020

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    Damn fool I knew you were going to say that.
     
  5. GimmeSlack12 macrumors 603

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    Jeez, and to see the hysteria that this fake company instilled. Heck, it got on the front page of Wired.com, both Engadget and Gizmodo were suckered in on it. The discussion of "Legality" was rampant before anyone actually had "Confirmation" of purchase or ship date. Digg.com had several front page stories regarding Psystar.

    Suckers.
     
  6. kkat69 macrumors 68020

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    Only worth a :p response.
     
  7. alphaod macrumors Core

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    Yeah. It is nice concept, but impractical. Also we buy Mini not for the freakin' computer, but for the experience and the support.
     
  8. wordmunger macrumors 603

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    MR should print a front-page retraction of this. Why did they hype up the company so much, then fail to follow up when it turned out to be a hoax?
     
  9. Pressure macrumors 68040

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    Well, Leopard is pretty simple to install on a non-Mac.

    Easier than Tiger.
     
  10. Csmitte macrumors 6502

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    WOW, this is funny cause I read something on the ars tech site, where WOZ said he wanted one. Why the hoax? I personally would'nt buy one.
     
  11. Sir Cecil macrumors 6502a

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    LOL!!!

    I posted here ages ago that the "company" PSYSTAR is pronounced SHYSTER.

    I suppose if a company called ROB BERRY INC. said it was coming out with a new computer using OSX, everyone here would take that seriously too!

    It's been amusing though, watching people writing seriously about an outfit called SHYSTER. April 1st was a couple of weeks ago, but it looks like the SHYSTER joke still has legs.

    Dictionary definition: shyster
    Pronunciation: shīs-tər
    noun
    Etymology: probably from German Scheisser, literally, defecator
    A person who is professionally unscrupulous
     
  12. xUKHCx Administrator emeritus

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    have you checked page 2 lately.
     
  13. wordmunger macrumors 603

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    Yes I have. That retraction is for a different story. The difference here is that people are actually trying to order psystar computers. The other story was just a rumor that turned out to be false.
     
  14. zap2 macrumors 604

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    I agree that MR should post something about this new info. I sumited the link to MR, but I'm assuming its just been a busy period for MR staff, since they have lives off MR too.
     
  15. Sun Baked macrumors G5

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    People reposting that link ... and just because they are idiots and fools that cannot get their act together.

    Doesn't mean they weren't stupid enough to want to try to do this thing.

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    Remember, Jack Campbell turned up look like a shadier fool ... but he actually deliver quite a bit of product. Even with thing going odd behind the scenes.
     
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    I wouldnt buy one of these. I guarantee its a hoax.

    But on the other hand.

    I have two non-apple computers running Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.2. :D
     

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