Enabling Windows XP to run on a Mac may be Steve Jobs' boldest move yet. But, asks Seb Janacek, what is Apple hoping to achieve - and will it be successful?
Apple's announcement that Intel-powered Macs can now run Windows XP via a technology called Boot Camp caused a considerable shock last week. This is partially to do with the fact that the rumour sites didn't getting a sniff of it but mostly because the 5 April announcement sounded like a belated April Fool's joke. In many ways, it still does.