Some tweets exchanged today made me remember that someone got the classic Macintosh OS running on iOS.
That’s on a 320×480 screen. The original Mac had a 342×512 screen, hence the need for scrolling and tapping to fit.
See: Mini vMac for iPhone
That made me wonder, did anyone also get that going on Android?
And here’s a video showing it running on a Samsung Galaxy S:
And gee, you know, the Nook Touch runs on Android too!
So, would it be possible to make a Nook Touch Macintosh?
Before you think that’s so far-fetched, let me remind you of Windows 7 being run on a Nook Touch — of course, this is via VNC remote control, but I think how the Nook handles the windows and other UI elements for Windows might apply to Macintosh too:
Original Macintosh: 68000 Motorola CPU at a blistering 8MHz(!), 128K(!) of RAM, and 512×342 screen
Nook Touch: TI OMAP3621 (ARM Cortex-A8 core, 800MHz), 256MB RAM, and 600×800 screen.
So, who has the skills to make a Nook Touch Macintosh happen?
Or who can say exactly why it cannot be done?
Previously at my other blogs: