Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 26th Jan 2009 17:46 UTC, submitted by Richard
Windows Let's combine the two most popular topics on the internet today into one: Windows 7 on netbooks. Microsoft has already confirmed that it will ship a version of Windows 7 designed for netbooks, the popular small laptops that appear to be the only bright spot in an otherwise abysmal PC industry climate. However, with various reports indicating that Windows 7 already runs fine on netbooks, this raises the question: what exactly is Microsoft planning?
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dagw
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2005-07-06

Microsoft said that a laptop with GPS connectivity would know where it was in the world without third-party software, and deliver location-specific information to applications that require it,

I f--king HATE this. It's bad enough when web pages to this, but now all my apps are going to start second guessing what I want to do based on where they think I am.

Any webmaster who sets up their site to send me to www.foo.se , despite the fact that I typed www.foo.com just because I happen to be in Sweden should be publicly beaten. If I wanted information specific to Sweden I would have asked for it.

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poundsmack Member since:
2005-07-13

"I f--king HATE this. It's bad enough when web pages to this, but now all my apps are going to start second guessing what I want to do based on where they think I am."

calm down there slick, this feature is as easy to turn off as unchecking a box in perferences.

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