Industrious tinkers at eclectic technology blog UselessNinjas have put together a guide to building a sub-$US240 computer to run Mac OS X. Last year Adam showed you how to build your own Hackintosh, the build at UselessNinjas continues in that spirit of installing OS X on non-Apple hardware. They use an extremely small desktop computer from MSI, the same manufacturer that built the hackintosh friendly MSI Wind Netbook we looked at a few months ago. For the details on their build, check out the full article. Even if you aren't in the market for a mac-clone, the specs and size on the mini-desktop unit they use for the project look promising for a Windows based XBMC project.
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