BobbyeM71hxwHack Brings Mac OS X to the Nokia N900

Have you ever thought of running a full-blown copy of Mac OS X on your mobile device? One hacker has managed to get Apple’s operating system running on a smartphone, and it’s not the iPhone.

In this case, Finnish geek Toni Nikkanen has become the first person to successfully run Mac OS X–, Mac OS X 10.3 “Panther”(released in 2003)–on a cell phone. The phone he managed to achieve this feat with – Nokia’s N900 smartphone. Sadly the hack, which makes use of PowerPC emulator Pear PC, runs incredibly slowly.

Some bloggers had suggested that the iPad might finally deliver a more full Mac OS X mobile experience. However, this was not to be, as last week’s unveiling revealed that Apple’s tablet will run a variant of the iPhone’s operating system, multi-tasking limitations included.

If you have a few hours to spare–and you don’t mind stepping into a legal gray area by breaking Mac OS X’s end-user license agreement–check out Nikkanen’s blog for more information.

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