111 posts • joined Wednesday 17th June 2009 11:31 GMT
Re: All these apps for news, sport, weather, video etc..........
I just hope that Apple has not patented the "one app for each thing" M$ could find themselves in court.
hope they do
Because if MS can manage to release the device at that price it will bring the price of every other device down.
It would also show how Apple has been overpricing their devices. Of course there will be the law suits because bundling hardware and OS will deemed unfair. The lawyers are already spending their Christmas bonuses....
Re: Are you watching, Neelie Kroes?
Lets hope all manufacturers, including Apple, will be subjected to the same standards. It will widen consumers choices.
spending time and money to make it harder to pirate the OS, sell it cheap enough so people just buy it....
Re: And if I don't want Windows?
Same as if you buy a Mac with intent to run another OS on it....
What a load of
Who in their right mind would purchase virtualisation software and/or windows OS just for the purpose of lodging a tax return? Can you deduct your time to install the software at IT rates? If the ATO really wants you to lodge on-line, it should provide software that runs on multiple OS.
Outside the US and Canada
I just hope that this will be available to the entire world, not just the U$ and Canada like it was the case for discounted pre-sale W7.... And for those who don't like Metro UI, don't upgrade, very simple.
Why bother with an atom processor? If one wants to have a low power tablet, get an ARM... If you want to run x86/64 then get a i5/i7 or a AMD APU. 2GB RAM, including graphics?? What is wrong with 4GB? Better resolution is also needed. Could also have larger SSD.
The duo format is not the way to go, the tablet has to be removable, ASUS transformer style.
Dell does not seem to have learned anything from the failures that Latitude ST and Inspiron Duo are.....
The most complicated
The most challenging and complex process in upgrading to win 7 was to find out what licence was needed. Too many editions, too many different options for different countries. Lets hope MS has this sorted as well.
What is ground breaking in iPhone 4s? Obviously the ability to contribute a bit more to global warming....
Please, consider that the current version of office is 2010, not 2007. The ribbon in office 2007 was so bad it was significantly and for the better in the later version. So if you have to have a ribbon, base it on 2010. With screens getting wider, the realestate is on the horizontal plan. Putting fat ribbons at the top does not make sense anymore.
The streak 5" has been my"phone" for a while. Like most who like the streak 5 I don't use the phone much, but it is a nice add on to a good size tablet. I understand it is not for all. it will be a pain to have to carry 2 devices to achieve the same.
Facebook has yet again made it too easy for phones to sync contact info to the site. All info sharing should be off by default and then it should be made difficult to enable. Once enabled it should warn before the first few syncs. And removing sync and info should be made superb easy.
Is it genius or madness?
Then difference between genius and madness is success. Is it possible that M$Okia are seeing something that is missing? A mobile OS that integrates with corporate systems running on good quality devices? After all that is how blackberry made a squillion back in the old days when emails to mobile was the ultimate integration.
If your os was a car
It would be doing 500 kph and consume 2 litres per 100 kms. Sure it would need restarting once in a while. Ask per bagging M$ for software that need patching. Show me a os that doesn't.
Oz gvt will give back 50% of the tax to ordinary Aussies. Since there is no way businesses will absorb the other half, it leaves the compensation around 50% short.
So cut the political crap and just admit it will cost us to clean the air.
What a waste
of processing power. It is useless, but if Apple sells it, it will be a hit.
Out of court settlement...
Could it be that ms is getting close to have win 8 mobile ready? I can smell a "put our os on your hardware and we forget our patents"
Had a vision. Yes he did. Today we have standards. Files can be shared between different systems. if it had been to Apple or IBM, we would be buggered for sure.
Love or hate M$, the contribution is enormous. Balmer should retire ASAP. Give the job to that guy, you know... Linus T. That would be inovative!
Glad to see the EU providing competition to the US. I wonder how many patent quarrels this will generate.
Is over stepping again. There are many valid reasons why corporate pcs are locked and if google wants to gain ground in the corporate environment, it should look at ways to better fit in, not ways to bypass controls. The site is now on my black list.
Try using one of crapple icon
Crapple would sue the pants off anyone using just the icon from their os or app, let alone the idea or technology. iHypocrite
Microsoft is expected...
To remove malicious software. It releases an update for this purpose every month. Having said this, the corporate line for many organisations, IT or not, is denial of issues to start with, then comes the real solutions. Apple, Telstra, M$, Governments all do it.
I can't wait
Bring it on. I don't care if you love or hate M$ or Apple or Linux (what ever flavor). The more choices we will have in the tablet space the better. And if we can finally have a tablet that will run corporate applications and activeX, fantastic.
Before bagging M$, wait for the OS to come out, it may be real good... who knows.
If Australia is so bad
Why are there so many poms living in OZ? As per the map, it belongs to England.
windows an os?
Windows 3, 95, 98 is a gui for dos, same a mac os is gui for unix. The other variant in mobile world domination is the current stronghold of Ms in the enterprise market. This will force many to use win7 phones and in 2030 it may well be the no 1 mobile. In th 80's, enterprise were running mainframes, not exactly what your average home User would have in his lounge room.
If employees were not constantly trying to abuse their employers networks, security would not have to be so tight.....
"We want to delete the rest of the payload data as soon as possible and will continue to work with the authorities to determine the best way forward."
Could this mean the authorities want to have a good look at the data before deleting it ..... or not?
if you consider that over 50% of Americans voted for George W Bush....... TWICE...
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