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: very sad
by cdude on Tue 15th Jan 2013 07:57 UTC in reply to "very sad"
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Why the artificial limit? Cause they try to push .NET in? As of today win32 apps are portable and there exist many native applications running on win32 and OSX/Linux. Microsoft's .NET is a patent mine-field unlike win32 and the posix-compatibility offered there. Microsoft actively controls and protected the .NET story. If they are able to move there ecosystem over they have strong ways to fight off competition. The whole .NET stack is a vendor lockin. That's why they tried hard to push it into the internet with Silverlight and later, once that failed, onto there ISV's. Good this failed too.

Edited 2013-01-15 07:58 UTC

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