Even if others can't, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) has no problem backing Windows 8.
In an update released Thursday afternoon, the company added support for running Microsoft's (NASDAQ: MSFT ) latest Windows operating system in Macs running the 10.8.3, or "Mountain Lion," edition of the Macintosh OS.
Apple has long made it possible to "boot" or load Windows on a Mac via a native software program called Boot Camp. The company upgraded the app in 10.8.3. Other improvements include fixes to certain flaws found in earlier versions of the OS, plus the latest edition of the Safari browser.More Expert Advice from The Motley Fool There is absolutely no argument that Apple is at the center of technology's largest revolution ever, and that longtime shareholders have been handsomely rewarded with over 1,000% gains. However, there is a debate raging as to whether Apple remains a buy. The Motley Fool's senior technology analyst and managing bureau chief, Eric Bleeker, is prepared to fill you in on both reasons to buy and reasons to sell Apple, and what opportunities are left for the company (and more importantly, your portfolio) going forward. To get instant access to his latest thinking on Apple, simply click here now.