Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Google Cr-48 Notebook Hacked to Run Mac OS X & Windows 7 [Video]

Mac OS on Google (Inventec) Cr-48 Notebook? What if, Windows 7 or Ubuntu running on Cr-48? Yes, you heard it correct. Surprisingly, hackers have managed to break into Google Cr-48 to port Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Windows 7 and Ubuntu on it. Great piece of reverse engineering. Isn’t? Hit the video after the break.

Google Cr-48 Notebook running Mac OS X Snow LeopardThe development team which is working on this project has already achieved excellent. The

 operating system is perfectly identical to that of Apple, in every detail. Despite being slow in performance, everything works the right way. It seems that the hack has opened the way for other developers.

How to Install Mac OS and Windows 7 on Google CR-48 Notebook

Unfortunately, only about 2GB of space is left once Windows, drivers, and updates are installed. You can find instructions on how to install Ubuntu and Windows 7 on Something Awful. A guide for Mac OS X should be posted soon.