Linked by Kroc Camen on Thu 6th May 2010 07:54 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems In 2009 ARM showed off prototype netbooks "capable of driving HD content, can surf the web for 8 hours, and will cost round and about 250 USD". Yet still, none have made it to the market. Why do you think this is so? Because ARM signed a deal with Adobe in 2008 to bring Flash and AIR to the ARM architecture, a promise they will finally deliver later this year. And you wonder why Apple won't have Flash on the iPhone when it can hold back an entire product category for two years.
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RE[8]: RiscOS no no no no
by theinonen on Thu 6th May 2010 15:07 UTC in reply to "RE[7]: RiscOS no no no no"
theinonen
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2009-10-06

Operating system is only as good as the software it has, and RISC OS has some very good software. Linux on the other hand is only suitable for web browsing, as it has lots of software but most of them are crap.

For most people desktop is the operating system. They only care about the user experience, not what is hidden behind the user interface. ... And about the Unix way of doing OS, that way is almost as old as the Beatles. Does that make it better?

Have you even tried later version than RISC OS 3.

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