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Psystar Demos 'Open Computer' on Video

Despite Gizmodo's claim that Psystar was a hoax, Psystar has posted a video demonstrating 3 "Open Computer" systems running Mac OS X, Ubuntu and Windows XP.



In mid-April, news of Psystar's OpenMac clone (since renamed 'Open Computer') exploded across the web. While there have been some questions raised about their legitimacy, they claim to be shipping products at this time.

The technology to run Mac OS X on generic PC hardware is well established, so the actual claims are not difficult to accomplish. Psystar, however, ran into some problems handling orders when they were initially dropped by their credit card processor because their "product was substantially different from what was described in [their] application".

Without verification from any satisfied customers, we still can not endorse the product, as the Mac OS X installation may require some special care to avoid breaking in future updates. Still, for now, it appears they are still trying to be the first Mac OS X clone manufacturer. Apple has not made any comment about Psystar.