Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Oct 2012 22:01 UTC
Microsoft Steve Ballmer's annual letter to shareholders makes it very clear Microsoft is at a point of no return - and in the middle of a transition into a hardware company. "This is a significant shift, both in what we do and how we see ourselves - as a devices and services company. It impacts how we run the company, how we develop new experiences, and how we take products to market for both consumers and businesses." Line. Sand.
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RE[3]: OEMs deserve to suffer
by maccouch on Wed 10th Oct 2012 12:19 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: OEMs deserve to suffer"
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actually it does seems a pretty cool laptop. it's in the Air price range, so i would personally go the Air (if Apple doesn't screw up the mac os) but it's a pretty good option and seems a very decent workhorse.

i just wish that:
a) lenovo allowed Linux or BSD as default OS (with the consequent price drop) and
b) that they changed the website for customizing the laptop. 9 out of 10 items don't have any options. the whole thing is confusing as hell.

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