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Apple and Microsoft in cahoots again

MacBook ProLargely lost in the shuffle among yesterday's flurry of Mac news was this bit: Microsoft and Apple have signed a five-year pact in which Apple agrees not to prevent users from installing Windows on their Intel Macs and Microsoft agrees to keep making Office apps for OS X. The first part is cool, but the second seems strange, what with Apple announcing an update to its iWork office suite. According to Macworld, though, the pact is "about reassuring the public," and if you think about it, five years really isn't that long.

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