Dixons' Currys and PC World apps stores have openned for business to provide netbook owners with a selection of software suitable for the machines' 1024 x 600 machines. The stores are powered by Intel's AppUp app store, which went live in the US in September. At the time, Dixons said it would be re-badging the shop in Britain, …
Wot no Linux?
Gosh, well there's a surprise choker!
( That was sarcasm before you all jump on me! )
Does the store include...
...a virtual spotty nimrod with no idea what products they have (or what they do), who then shuffles off to complete your order, only to return 10 minutes later to tell you it's out of stock (before trying to sell you a rip-off extended guarantee anyway)?
Perhaps I'll just not bother.
Not to mention
A copy of Norton AV too!
and a 50 quid gold plated optical cable...
And you're wrong. The spotty Nimrods do know what the products do as they can read this information off the tickets that are placed in front of the products on the shelves.
Want a look at this.....
"Download Intel AppUp"
"Register. Browse. Shop"
Um no, i just want to browse, you fucks.
But isn't this...
... monopolising what can be installed/taking away your freedom/killing off any apps that aren't included/an evil plot/the end of civilisation as we know it, yada yada?
You know, like the evil Mac App Store.
think I'll stick with the Ubuntu Software Center thank you very much.
I wouldn't ...
... trust these guys witha pair of scissors ...
let alone an app store.
The Intel ad blows chunks, no app showcase, just more lifestyle excreta!
I mainly use real apps, I ain't paying for no apps unless they are really useful e.g. Directory Opus.
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