From the "just for fun!" department: Full version of Mac OS X 10.3 running on the N900! I believe this makes the N900 the first smartphone EVER to run the full version of Mac OS X (at any speed, slow or otherwise). Youtube video below.
As you can see from the heavily edited video, it took almost 2 hours to reach the "About my Mac…" window. Keep your eye on the time display as that will give you an impression of just how uselessly slow it is. The emulator I used was the latest CVS snapshot of PearPC, which to my eye appears to be pretty good quality code, built without problems in Scratchbox. I experimented with the various frontends and finally settled on the SDL one, since support for the mouse cursor seemed to work best there. As in my previous emulation attempts, I used x11vnc to remotely control the mouse from a laptop sitting nearby. And once again the screen size of N900 was slightly too little to run something that expects a desktop-size display.
272 thoughts on “Mac OS X 10.3 running on the N900!”
Superb it is great to read.If NOKIA runs MAC OS X,,then there is no need for us to buy apple products..ha ha
Way to go! Awesome!
can you please tell me feed this mac os x
into my n900 as i am only begginer to n900
can you please suggest me to fee the mac os please sir ………
nice video …
For me it really didn’t work well.Its really slow and it almost took me 1.5 hours to boot up!
ver very nice work with this N900 its really interesting see this software mac on nokia cellphone..!!!
I was the first to run the full-blown version of Mac OS X on a smartphone (The Nokia N900), not even Apple did it before me. But I thought, why stop there? I’ve spent the last few weeks digging into the firmware and hardware of my digital camera, the Olym
Have you tried running PearPC on your N950?
I haven’t, but I am sure it would run much better.