Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 12th Feb 2013 18:27 UTC
Windows "Imagine a phone that could run real Remote Desktop. Real PowerShell. Anything that can run on your desktop PC. Imagine 'phablet' form factors, similar to today's Samsung Galaxy Note 2, which could dock to a desktop setup and utilize an external display, keyboard, mouse, and other peripherals. Imagine a single set of APIs that work everywhere. Imagine that Phone isn't a whole separate platform, but an app. An app that runs on Windows. Real Windows. The Windows Phone team could never make that happen. But the Windows client team? You betcha. Make it happen, Microsoft. It's time to take the phone seriously." I have never agreed with Thurrot as much as I do right now.
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RE[4]: Comment by MOS6510
by MOS6510 on Fri 15th Feb 2013 08:34 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by MOS6510"
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I guess if we don't like it we don't buy it.

Here in Europe expensive electronics have a longer warranty, no matter what the seller says. Apple got in to trouble about this as they had a warranty that's shorter than the one set by law.

The gist of it is if you pay so much money for something you can expect it to last at least a couple of years. Paying $1000 for something that breaks down after one year and one day is ridiculous, so the company that sold it can't claim the warranty just expired.

I once has a MacBook battery replaced. The guy in the shop said I was lucky, because it hadn't reached the number of full charges Apple had set as the limit. Had I gone over it they wouldn't have replaced it for free. Even though this was good news for me I still wanted to punch that guy in the face.

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