Not Everyone is Hip on Boot Camp

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The Mac may be the most elegant personal computer on the market, and thanks to Boot Camp, the most versatile, too. But not everyone is excited about the prospect a Mac with a Windows XP desktop. Hadley Stern writing for Apple Matters is urging Mac users to pledge never to dual-boot.

Mr. Stern suggests that loading Windows on your Intel-based Mac will ultimately undermine the Mac software developer community, and we could begin to see Mac versions of applications dropped in favor of Windows-only software. He reasons that developers may no longer see the value in writing for two platforms when Mac users can simply reboot into Windows.

His advice? By a Dell or some other bland PC to run Windows applications. Let your Mac be as beautiful in the inside as it is on the outside.

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