OSx86: Creating a Hackintosh
Copyright © 2010 Wiley Publishing, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana
Author(s): Peter Baldwin
Published Online: 2 NOV 2011 01:57PM EST
Print ISBN: 9780470521465
Online ISBN: 9781118257678
About this Book
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.