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Why Macs Have a Different Operating System Than a PC

The story behind the Apple OS is fascinating. Traditionally, Apple used Motorola CPUs, but later migrated over to Intel CPUs. Apple hasn’t made much information available about installing the MacOS on non-Apple products. In fact, one computer developed by Psystar resulted in a lawsuit from Apple because they didn’t like their operating system to be installed on non-Apple computers.
The lawsuit was surprising to many computer users, because the very fact that anyone would create a clone to run their operating system should be considered a compliment of their design.
Most Mac-users would never consider buying a clone, so market shares would never be moved away from Apple products anyway. But one can understand that there is big business in keeping your products unique. But it could be argued that money isn’t made from selling hardware – whereas the big bucks are earned by selling more software.
In that regard …