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Some Apple fans are building their own 'Hackintoshes' – Mac computers they build themselves. And they point to a weakness with Apple's computer lineup

YouTube/Dom Esposito The only way to get Apple’s MacOS operating system is to buy one of Apple’s own Macs. That’s pretty much the way it’s always been. Or at least, that’s the only official way.  The computer pictured above is running MacOS, but it’s not a Mac. It’s a so-called Hackintosh – a computer built by a hobbyist, […]

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Idaho prisoners hack $225,000 in credits from JPay computer tablets

Prisoners in five Idaho correctional institutions hacked JPay tablets for almost a quarter million dollars in credits, the Associated Press reported. In all, 364 inmates allegedly exploited the tablet’s software for $ 225,000. JPay handheld computer tablets supplied to Idaho prisoners provide a means to email families and friends, video chat, watch educational videos, and […]