Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 13th Jan 2012 16:20 UTC, submitted by moondevil
Windows And so the war on general computing continues. Were you looking forward to ARM laptops and maybe even desktops now that Windows 8 will also be released for ARM? I personally was, because I'd much rather have a thin, but fast and economical machine than a beastly Intel PC. Sadly, it turns out that all our fears regarding UEFI's Secure Boot feature were justified: Microsoft prohibits OEMs from allowing you to install anything other than Windows 8 on ARM devices (the Software Freedom Law Center has more).
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I like Ipad2
by twitterfire on Sun 15th Jan 2012 01:12 UTC
twitterfire
Member since:
2008-09-11

I like Ipad2, and I like the fact that I can't ever install any alternative operating system on iPAD. Apple says that I don't need any other operating system on my iPad 2. I trust Apple, and I know I have the best experience with iOS on my iPad, so why try to install Linux or BSD?

I know that evil Microsoft will force OEMs to only boot windows 8 on tablets, but I don't care: at that time I will have iPad 3, it doesn;t matter that I will score some another 800 $ cash. After all, I am an american idiot. ;)

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RE: I like Ipad2
by l3v1 on Sun 15th Jan 2012 10:43 in reply to "I like Ipad2"
l3v1 Member since:
2005-07-06

I like Ipad2, and I like the fact that I can't ever install any alternative operating system on iPAD


Good for you. Nothing wrong with that, you're the exact representative of the Apple target demography. But, sure you must know there are a whole lot more of other people that don't belong to that camp.

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