Peter Baldwin OSx86: Creating a Hackintosh

ISBN 13: 9780470521465

OSx86: Creating a Hackintosh

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9780470521465: OSx86: Creating a Hackintosh

Unique guide to installing Apple's Mac OS X software on non-Apple hardware

If you've always wished you could install Apple's rock solid Mac OS X on your non-Apple notebook, budget PC, or power-tower PC, wish no more. Yes, you can, and this intriguing book shows you exactly how. Walk through these step-by-step instructions, and you'll end up knowing more about Apple's celebrated OS than many of the most devoted Mac fans. You'll learn to build OS X-ready machines, as well as how to install, use, and program OS X.

  • Now that Apple computers are based on the Intel platform, the same as most PCs, rogue developers in droves are installing Mac OS X on PCs, including those based on the AMD and Atom processors; this is the first book to show how to create an OSx86 machine running OS X
  • Provides step-by-step instruction on the installation, use, and programming of OS X on your existing computer, as well as how to build OS X-ready machines
  • Helps you avoid pitfalls and common problems associated with running Apple software on PC hardware
  • Offers numerous practical hints, tips, and illustrations

Create your own Hackintosh with this essential guide.

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From the Back Cover:

Ready to take the next step?

You keep thinking about it. It's a pretty cool idea, running Mac's rock-solid OS X Leopard on your netbook or other non-Apple hardware. You just haven't been quite ready to tackle the tricky process on your own.

Well, you're not on your own anymore. Here's the ultimate how-to guide for creating your very own Hackintosh.

  • Compare several different options for installation

  • Follow step-by-step instructions to install Leopard® to a separate hard disk or a Windows® hard disk

  • Explore the differences between Leopard and Windows

  • Set up personal, system, hardware, and network preferences

  • Get complete directions for using Macintosh software—the Finder, Safari®, iCal®, iTunes®, Preview, and others

  • Build backups with Time Machine®

  • Dual boot Windows and OS X

  • Use Apple developer tools to create new widgets and applications

About the Author:

Peter Baldwin has been programming since the days of punchcards. He has worked with dozens of programming languages and has written user manuals, developed training courses, and taught computer classes. He uses Leopard on a netbook and on a desktop computer he assembled himself.

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Baldwin, Peter
Editore: Wiley (2010)
ISBN 10: 0470521465 ISBN 13: 9780470521465
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Descrizione libro Wiley, 2010. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110470521465

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