Apple have announced that it is now possible to run Windows XP on an Intel-based Mac. The question is why anyone would want to do that...
Windows XP is the best operating system Microsoft have produced (so far), but when you can run it on any old PC you buy, why pay a premium for a Mac? It would surely be cheaper and better to have both a PC and a Mac (sharing a monitor if space is a problem) rather than doing it all on one machine. Or buy an XBox or Playstation (or whatever) to play games. Or anything, really (unless you're a geek).
The BBC quotes a comment from Slashdot which summarizes it quite well:
"You get the stability of Windows with the value-of-money of Apple hardware. Sign me up."
Hilariously, someone (thank you "Swindmill from Louisville") thought that this remark was meant seriously and criticized the BBC for repeating it:
Since when is Window stable? Someone at BBC should have done light research before printing that comment. It is well established that OS X is the far more stable operating system.