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PowerTools and Umax License Mac OS 8

PowerTools CEO Victor Wong today confirmed that clone manufacturer PowerTools has been "offered the license to ship Mac OS 8 with its machines," and is doing so as of 08-Sep-97 with its infiniti T2 Mac clones. In related news, according to Reuters – though a Umax spokeswoman would not confirm the information – Umax has also reached an agreement with Apple that enables Umax to distribute Mac OS 8 with its Mac clones. In theory, Umax’s original license agreement, like Power Computing’s, gave it the right to license Mac OS 8, but Apple’s recent actions have brought even those original agreements into question.

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