Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 10th May 2012 23:26 UTC
Intel Intel CEO Paul Otellini on Windows 8 x86 and Windows 8 ARM: "We have the advantage of the incumbency, advantage of the legacy support. Not just in terms of applications but devices." Yes, because the lack of their favourite Windows applications was really a massive hurdle for Apple and its ill-fated iPad effort from a few years ago. Anyone remember that thing?
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RE: Comment by Gone fishing
by dragos.pop on Fri 11th May 2012 10:13 UTC in reply to "Comment by Gone fishing"
dragos.pop
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2010-01-08


Shame for MS that Arm netbooks never happened – I wonder why I’d still like one?


What about Asus Transformer (Prime).

What I like over a netbook:
- tablet when I need it, Netbook when I need it
- battery
- Android when used as a tablet.

What I don't like:
- Android used as a netbook, It is just something i am not vary used with: full screen, apps...
- Didn't play with it so I don't know how handling it feels

What I would love:
Transformer Prime with Ubuntu for android or
Transformer Prime + Kde Plasma + Kde apps that would adapt to the factor used - ie: if I use the tablet layout of plasma, apps would adapt to a touch form factor ( cleaner interface, big buttons... ).

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