Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 20th Apr 2007 18:59 UTC, submitted by danwarne
Windows Lots of Windows-related news today. Firstly, responding to customer demand, Dell has restarted selling new PCs with Windows XP installed on them. Secondly, Microsoft software will sell for just USD 3 in some parts of the world in an attempt to double the number of global PC users (probably not at all unrelated to this interesting figure). Lastly, Vista may only be three months old in the retail marketplace, but Microsoft is already seeking participants in the beta testing program for the next version of Windows Media Center, codenamed Fiji. Update: Microsoft denied the sales figures in China to News.com.
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RE: Clear sign
by Kroc on Fri 20th Apr 2007 20:08 UTC in reply to "Clear sign"
Kroc
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2005-11-10

Yes, 244 copies in China is pretty 'wow'. Then when you start up the new OS, you look at the RAM usage and go 'wow', after looking at your receipt, and going 'wow'. Vista sure makes you go 'wow', just maybe not the kind of wow Microsoft intended.

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RE[2]: Clear sign
by Nelson on Fri 20th Apr 2007 21:32 in reply to "RE: Clear sign"
Nelson Member since:
2005-11-29

Why don't you just point them to Leopard? Oh wait..

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RE[3]: Clear sign
by Kroc on Fri 20th Apr 2007 21:34 in reply to "RE[2]: Clear sign"
Kroc Member since:
2005-11-10

Oh wait what? Go on, finish that sentence.

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RE[3]: Clear sign
by orfanum on Sat 21st Apr 2007 14:52 in reply to "RE[2]: Clear sign"
orfanum Member since:
2006-06-02

I am switcher and do root for OS X when I get the chance (friends, family, etc.). I am anticipating that Leopard will be a great release of OS X, but if *were* to turn out to be as resource hungry as Vista evidently is, I'd switch again (to something else). It's a great OS, but it's just an OS.

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