Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 25th Jul 2008 22:55 UTC, submitted by Chavez
Windows While Microsoft has only just begun fighting the perception problems surrounding Windows Vista, the company is already thinking and planning way beyond its latest operating system. We all know that Windows 7 will build on top of the foundations laid by Vista, and that it will include a fancy multitouch framework (and a mysterious new taskbar). According to Microsoft, Windows 7 is still on track for January 2010, and in a memo to his employees, CEO Steve Ballmer outlined some interesting new approaches the company might try with Windows 7 - including being just a little more like Apple.
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RE[4]: what hardware design
by netpython on Mon 28th Jul 2008 13:30 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: what hardware design"
netpython
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2005-07-06

I bought a simple 2x2GHz core2duo HP laptop with 3 GB RAM for half the prize of a MacBook.

Although Linux isn't allways suitable when you have to install the OS yourself, *NIX is a killer when it comes to networking.

Why spending so much money on Apple when all you need is a linux laptop with kismet and or aircrack-ng (no pun intended)?

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RE[5]: what hardware design
by kaiwai on Mon 28th Jul 2008 18:38 in reply to "RE[4]: what hardware design"
kaiwai Member since:
2005-07-06

I bought a simple 2x2GHz core2duo HP laptop with 3 GB RAM for half the prize of a MacBook.

Although Linux isn't allways suitable when you have to install the OS yourself, *NIX is a killer when it comes to networking.

Why spending so much money on Apple when all you need is a linux laptop with kismet and or aircrack-ng (no pun intended)?


Depends on what you need to use it for. For me, the only viable operating systems are Windows and MacOS X - so you can guess which one I chose. I have nothing against Linux, it just isn't suitable for what I wish to accomplish in my day to day computing activities ;)

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