Hackintosh

Hackintosh

(jargon, computer)
An Apple Lisa that has been hacked into emulating a Macintosh (also called a "Mac XL").

Hackintosh

(jargon, computer)
A Macintosh assembled from parts theoretically belonging to different models in the line.
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Hackintosh

A computer that uses the Mac operating system on non-Apple hardware. See OSx86.
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It's not clear if Metal support for the latest Nvidia GPUs is equivalent to its support for AMD and Intel, given that Apple has stuck to hardware from the latter two companies for the past several years, but this would only likely impact Hackintosh users in any case.
Works pretty cool in this setup rather than dual booting a hackintosh which requires GPT which is really cumbersome.
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Includes Hackintosh as a fun project, and references for processes and ports.
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<div class="caption">A Dell Netbook "Hackintosh" running Apple's Snow Leopard Operating System.
Apple rolled out its second security update to Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6.2, which puts an end to "hackintoshes" &ndash; a PC netbook that's based on Intel's Atom processor which has been hacked in order to run Apple's operating system.
Along with fixes, Apple's update also disables support for Intel Atom processors, in a move to stop users from hacking their netbooks and creating "hackintosh" systems.
<strong>Apple's Snow Leopard update says bye-bye to 'Hackintoshes'</strong>
Workstations from Dell, HP Z, and BOXX, along with Hackintoshes, are filling the void.
According to numerous user reports, the 473MB update cripples "Hackintoshes"- which is are Intel Atom-based netbooks, not manufactured by Apple, which hackers modify it to run Snow Leopard instead of their original operating system.