Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 13th Jan 2012 16:20 UTC, submitted by moondevil
Windows And so the war on general computing continues. Were you looking forward to ARM laptops and maybe even desktops now that Windows 8 will also be released for ARM? I personally was, because I'd much rather have a thin, but fast and economical machine than a beastly Intel PC. Sadly, it turns out that all our fears regarding UEFI's Secure Boot feature were justified: Microsoft prohibits OEMs from allowing you to install anything other than Windows 8 on ARM devices (the Software Freedom Law Center has more).
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I like Ipad2
by twitterfire on Sun 15th Jan 2012 01:12 UTC
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2008-09-11

I like Ipad2, and I like the fact that I can't ever install any alternative operating system on iPAD. Apple says that I don't need any other operating system on my iPad 2. I trust Apple, and I know I have the best experience with iOS on my iPad, so why try to install Linux or BSD?

I know that evil Microsoft will force OEMs to only boot windows 8 on tablets, but I don't care: at that time I will have iPad 3, it doesn;t matter that I will score some another 800 $ cash. After all, I am an american idiot. ;)

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