Microsoft’s Windows arrives on Apple’s Macs

Is this a breakthrough for Apple or a betrayal of its own operating system? Click here to have your say.

Apple, the computer maker, today shocked its army of fans by unveiling software that will let its newest Macintosh machines run on Windows, the operating system developed by arch-rival Microsoft.

The watershed decision could help Apple to dramatically expand its share of the computer market.

The company has already seen sales of its computers boosted by the massive popularity of its iPod music player, dubbed the “halo effect” by analysts. But more than 90 per cent of home machines still run on Windows.

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Steve Jobs and the focus group

One of the great things about Steve Jobs is what comes out of his mouth.

The CEO of Apple Computer is a master of hype, hyperbole and the catchy phrase. Even when he’s trying to talk normally, brilliant verbiage comes tumbling out.

Here’s a selection of some of the most insanely great things the man has said, organized by topic: innovation and design, fixing Apple, his greatest sales pitches, life’s lessons, taking the fight to the enemy and Pixar.
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