For months, Apple’s embrace of Intel has continued unabated, with almost all of the product line now “Intel only.” As most observers predicted, this move would be a catalyst for bringing the worlds of Microsoft and Apple closer together — citing Apple’s officially unofficial Boot Camp utility as proof. All true, but there are better options than just booting your Apple hardware as a Windows machine.

Far more interesting than Boot Camp — which requires that you choose between running OS X or a Windows operating system at any given time and requires a reboot once that decision is made — are products that leverage the new Intel instruction set of the Mac