Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 8th Jan 2007 23:34 UTC
Windows As part of his keynote address on Sunday at the annual Consumer Electronics Show, Gates showed off Windows Home Server (more info at Ars) - a consumer device to serve as a central storage place for digital photos, music and other media. The first products are due out later this year from HP and others. The goal is to get devices that can cost less than USD 500. In the first of a two-part interview, Microsoft's chairman talks about why the average person wants a server, why they won't need a degree in computer science to run it and what hurdles remain before consumers reach the true digital home.
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First Impression
by 47ronin on Tue 9th Jan 2007 00:51 UTC
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The first thing that came to mind... triple the amount of zombie PCs, except now running on server-grade systems. The ultimate botnet, now streaming everyone's personal info, photos, and videos... wonderful!

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