Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 1st Feb 2010 16:25 UTC
General Development While the iPad can certainly be debated as a product, people on the internet are discussing not the product, but the shift devices like the iPhone and iPad represent: a shift away from a computer being accessible to it being something closed and impenetrable. Is this a future we want for ourselves?
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I agree with the author...
by Caraibes on Mon 1st Feb 2010 18:15 UTC
Caraibes
Member since:
2007-08-06

I too enjoy to build my own PC´s, use Linux, and keep control over my computer stuff...

Right now I am on Windows 7, as it is simply very impressive, but I can still mostly do all my FLOSS apps on win7...

I dislike all Apple products, as it is always closed and dumbed down... I never liked Mac... I never liked OSX...

My take is that geeks will stick with Linux, and the rest will make Win7 the OS of choice of the planet... Easier to pirate than XP ;)

Apple is mostly for sophisticated snobs, sorry, no offense...

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RE: I agree with the author...
by viton on Mon 1st Feb 2010 21:02 in reply to "I agree with the author..."
viton Member since:
2005-08-09

I never liked OSX...

Yeah you don't need to master registry editing
or know all the obscure textfile configs out there.
So it is dumbed down =)

Apple is mostly for sophisticated snobs, sorry, no offense...

Apple is for people who are not searching for problems =)

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dragossh Member since:
2008-12-16

"I never liked OSX...

Yeah you don't need to master registry editing
or know all the obscure textfile configs out there.
So it is dumbed down =)
"

The Registry is not part of Linux. As he said, he uses Windows or Linux.

Please, please, do not reiterate crappy Apple FUD every time someone mentions a non-Apple computer. It's tiring hearing the same old registry excuse every time. Heck, even if you don't use an alternative OS, there is no reason to fiddle with the Registry. Unless you want to blow your OS to pieces.

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skingers6894 Member since:
2005-08-10

Apple is mostly for sophisticated snobs, sorry, no offense...


None taken, Linux is for unsophisticated snobs.

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