Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 6th Jul 2011 14:00 UTC
Microsoft Well, paint me red and call me a girl scout, I totally did not see this one coming at all. This is so utterly surprising it made my brain explode. Hold on to your panties, because this will rock your world. After pressuring several smaller Android vendors into submission (and yes, HTC is still relatively small compared to other players), Microsoft is now moving on to the big one: Redmond is demanding $15 for every Samsung Android device sold. Samsung's choices are simple: pay up, or face another epic lawsuit.
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RE[2]: Comment by Stephen!
by Thom_Holwerda on Wed 6th Jul 2011 14:39 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Stephen!"
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Any XBOX fanboys care to share a word or two? I know you are out there. For some reason, you've gravitated towards a plush, cuddly version of Microsoft that you imagined in order to spite evil Sony, without realising how stupid you have been by allowing your purchasing decisions to be influenced by your flawed personification of a tried monopolist.

I bought an Xbox because it was the cheapest of the two at the time (1999, I think) (I don't care about motion controls). In addition, I bought it specifically for Fallout 3, and at the time, only the Xbox360 version was supposed to get all the promised DLC (the PS3 only got the DLC much later).

Turns out this was a lucky choice, since the Xbox got a few exclusives the PS3 didn't get (Mass Effect and Left 4 Dead 1/2) which became my favourite games (still play L4D 1/2 a few times a week). I only missed God of War 3 on the PS3, but I borrowed someone's PS3 for that while they were on vacation.

I just got lucky there.

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