Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 9th Jan 2013 10:33 UTC, submitted by Straylight
BeOS & Derivatives Ars 'reviews' Haiku, and concludes that "at the end of the day, Haiku may not be much more than an interesting diversion, something to play with on a spare bit of hardware on a rainy afternoon just for a bit of fun. But even if it amounts to no more than that, Haiku is still worth checking out." The article is a bit scant on content, but it does give me the opportunity to link to my review of Haiku alpha 1 from 3 years ago. I try Haiku every now and then to see if that review needs an update, but it always amounts to 'it got a bit more stable' - which is fantastic, but not a reason to redo it.
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RE[7]: Still...
by moondevil on Sat 12th Jan 2013 09:30 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Still..."
moondevil
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2005-07-08

Yes.

The big boys seem to try to go back to the days of Hardware+Software systems, like Apple always did.

It is one way out of the OEM bloatware mess, and allows for bigger margins.

Now the question is how prices will get affected and if the consumers buy into it.

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