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Vapourware Windows 9 - no wait, it's Windows 10 now

Discussion in 'SCIENCE!!' started by Infinitron, Jan 15, 2014.

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    lol http://www.businessinsider.com/windows-9-2014-1
     
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    So what would be wrong with windows 8 tablet crap but with a setting that at least emulated xps ui and functionality?
     
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    What ruined windows is that it was pandled to the tabletfag crowd and failed, hard, because the tablet crowd, you know, HAS TABLETS, they don't need a pseudo-tablet PC for tards.

    IMHO they should finally make a OS that ins't a systemhog of doom.
     
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    About that Chrome OS bashing website, here's a funny extract

    This is hilarious. Was this written before or after the Xbox One fiasco?

    It gets more hilarious and hypocritical by the minute.

    Yeah, don't trust Google, trust MS ! They have never done anything shady !
     
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    Will ITZ come to all? One can dream of the fires, buring EA, Microsoft, Google, and the NSA.
     
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    Fuck off, Microsoft. I am still figuring out Windows 7.
     
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    If Windows 9 fails to be Windows 7, I'll go to Apple.
     
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    Are Shitbooks subsidized with ads? Because otherwise I fail to see any advantage over a laptop with Lisux.
     
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    They should just start selling Windows 7 again. Save themselves some money. Also,

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    Fuck Unity.
     
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    Doesn't the declining sales have more to do with the fact that there is no compelling reason to replace a desktop that was purchased in 2009/10? There has been no real hardware changes since early 2010(i3/5/7). And lo' thats when sales spiked. The only thing worth changing from those systems is (maybe) the video cards but most businesses don't care about that.
     
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    Indeed, I would even go back a little further and say that since the Core 2 era there has not been enough necessity to buy new pcs for most people (non-gamers that is).
    Practically every such system is able to do the tasks that are important to most people (internet, office, some light gaming) without much problems. If they get too slow due to shit piling up in Windows, updating to an SSD will fix it cheaper and more efficient than a new pc.
    Btw., I do wonder if the above chart includes laptops, too?

    Anyway, the tablet market will soon have its own problems, I'm sure. Prices are likely going to drop a lot, market will saturate and a lot of companies will face some serious trouble in that market.
     
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    It will be interesting to see how the tablet / phablet markets respond to the growing gap between high and low performance devices. The lure of mobile development is immediacy and saturation... but if you want those to continue to apply to software, you can't write like everyone's got a quad-core. Especially not when "merely capable" phones are still being sold daily.
     
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    Why is the OP a faggy journalist write-up?

    Post a list of new features and some screenshots of the UI.
     
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    It's not improbable that the high end will face problems due to low end tablets becoming ever cheaper, while still delivering a good enough experience/performance for the high end not to be desirable enough to maintain their prices. Even low-cost chips are getting pretty good now.
    Also I doubt that most people will feel a strong pressure to upgrade to better tablets once they have one that lets them watch youtube vids on their sofas, surf facebook and maybe play some Angry Birds (or whatever is hip atm.).

    OTOH, if tablets become more of a gaming device, it might spark some kind of arms race that will keep prices up for the high end, but I doubt it.
     
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    Yeah, gotta say if I get a new PC within the next year or two and can't get Windows 7 on it, I'll seriously consider going for some sort of *nix distribution. God forbid, even dual booted with Mac OS just to find out what it's really like.
     
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    Microsoft offers a downgrade program.
     
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    You mean upgrade?

    Getting Windows 8 is the downgrade.

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    Well, one thing will be certain. If Microsoft fucks up Windows 9, they're completely gone as far as I'm concerned. Since XP, they've been going good, bad, good, bad. If they do two bads in a row, that's pretty, well, bad.
     
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    MS should just accept that desktop OS will become a niche as sheeple use tablets and phones to satiate their social media narcissism, porn, casual gaming and cat video/picture needs.

    Instead of trying to emulate shitlets and phones they should focus on making proper desktop OS for business on the base of win 7, and leaving the tablet/phone crap on their original devices with a seperate MS OS that isn't just a repainting of the desktop one or vice versa. They have a stronghold in the OS for businesses sector, especially considering business buy legal OS versions while regular users don't apart from OEM versions. If they piss off business IT people enough they'll start dumping them for linux terminals or whatever alternative google releases sooner or later.
     
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    For a desktop pc, what can windows 7 not do?

    I never got the point of trying to make an all in one wonder OS for all types of devices.
     
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    They wanted to use their dominance in PC market as leverage in mobile. Except they went out to do that without software compatibility. In other words Ballmer is an idiot.
     
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