Linked by umad on Thu 25th Aug 2011 22:51 UTC
Apple I thought OSNews would be a good forum to talk about a matter that has been weighing on my mind lately primarily because the site has been so focused on Apple's patents and litigation as of late. The news that HP, the largest PC manufacturer in the world is spinning off or getting out of this business is what really prompted me to write this article.
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by Slambert666 on Fri 26th Aug 2011 04:29 UTC
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That the PC managed to grow so quickly is the result of many factors but they all hinged on a single event that changed the course of history: Microsoft's theft from Apple.

What theft?

Microsoft was given access to the Macintosh early on and made its own copy of Apple's operating system.

Both copied from Xerox.

In addition to user interface concepts, Microsoft incorporated actual code from Apple into their software.

Yes because 68K software runs perfectly on 8086...
Please provide a reference...

This article is written as if in a rambling drug infused haze of dreams, lies and delusional baloney.

These are the facts: Apple was out competed by Microsoft because of:

1. Apple trying to make everything proprietary, hardware, software, everything.

2. Apple making it deliberately difficult to write programs for the Mac, manipulating and fighting against 3 party developers that develops for the Mac.

3. An excluding ecosystem where only Apple is allowed to make money. Apple treats 3 party developers and equipment makers as thieves that steals from Apple or destroys the Apple brand somehow.

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