Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 25th Feb 2009 10:17 UTC
Microsoft Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer had some interesting things to say yesterday about which companies Microsoft sees as its competitors in the client operating system space. You'd think Apple was their number one competitor - and you'd be wrong. Microsoft sees two other competitors as their primary adversaries.
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RE[2]: ARM
by UltraZelda64 on Wed 25th Feb 2009 18:07 UTC in reply to "RE: ARM"
UltraZelda64
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If someone's main reasons to buy a new computer include the ability to play WOW and run other resource-intensive software, then a netbook is a pretty stupid buy in the first place. Small screen, battery power, low specs, and cramped up keyboard are a few things that come to mind as something that would completely kill the idea of any possible gaming sessions.

I hope other OSes get a foothold on ARM netbooks before Microsoft has the chance to bring their monopoly to yet another market (well... kind of, if you look at them in a different light than Atom netbooks). Last thing I want to see is them dominating yet *another* processor on the market with their crap. This is a good time for someone else to finally rise.

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