The Good, Bad, and Mostly Ugly of EFi-X

I happened to be perusing a copy of Maximum PC magazine. This is one of the better computer enthusiast magazines for cutting edge hardware and building custom computer systems. In this particular issue they reviewed the EFi-X device. This is a USB dongle that will allow the computer to boot into multiple operating systems.

Multi-boot systems are really nothing new and usually it does not require a piece of hardware to accomplish this. I probably would have glossed over this article and moved on but something caught my eye. Not only did this device support Windows and various distributions of Linux but it promised Macintosh compatibility.

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