Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 12th Jan 2013 22:53 UTC
Windows Well, this can't be a good sign. Samsung has told CNET that the company will not be launching its Windows RT tablet in the United States, citing a lack of demand and consumer confusion. After I spent an afternoon in my country's largest electronics retailer, it's hard not to agree with Samsung.
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RE[4]: Comment by Nelson
by ze_jerkface on Sun 13th Jan 2013 19:07 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by Nelson"
ze_jerkface
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Well, that nets you a low-end Celeron processor


A $50 dual-core Sandy Bridge Celeron will beat a $1000 Core 2 Duo from 5 years ago. What bastards they are selling for me that much power for the price of dinner at Applebee's.

For less than $50 you could in theory buy a quad-core ARM-processor with a more powerful GPU


In theory I could buy it but I couldn't run my software on it so there really is no savings for me, now is there?

Bashing Intel over prices is just freaking silly. If you want to see market without competition then have a look at the US cable market. Intel not only competes with AMD and Intel but also with their existing cpus. It's not like cable TV where you have to pay for it every month and when you stop paying your hands are empty.

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