Microsoft Surface Tablet Hacked To Run Mac OS


You can file this under, “well, why not…”. After the Surface Tablet was jailbroken (which word is Microsoft is good with, hmm Apple), someone wondered if you could, oh, run a Mac OS on it. Yep.

From Geekosystem:

File under Things To Do Because You Can — make Microsoft’s new Surface tablet run a long out of date Mac OS. Dublin-based hacker Steve Troughton-Smith got a copy of Apple’s now antique Rhapsody OS running on a Microsoft Surface through a virtualization app. So yeah, this is more like an emulation, but it’s not an easy one, and we’re always willing to award point for creativity and amalgamations of hardware and software such as nature never intended, and this scores very high in both of those categories.

Yeah the jailbreak requires you to re-jailbreak after each reboot. And Rhapsody OS is…wow…ancient (1997 and the world between the old Mac OS and OS X), but hey, it worked.

A lot more can be said for some of my netbook Hackintosh experiments…

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