Linked by Howard Fosdick on Sat 19th May 2012 08:59 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Smartphones have become the preferred computer of the masses. Sales surpassed those of personal computers in 2010, having grown over 50% per year for several years. Nearly 500 million smartphones shipped in 2011. This radically shifts the terrain in the consumer operating system competition that was, for years, firmly decided in favor of Windows. This article analyzes the New OS Wars.
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modmans2ndcoming
Member since:
2005-11-09

you are a blind fool if you think that the OS matters any more.

Stop thinking like it is 1999. Computing has moved outside of the desktop and is more pervasive than ever on more OSs than ever in more form factors than ever.

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Neolander Member since:
2010-03-08

So, does AutoCAD run well on that phone of yours ?

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WereCatf Member since:
2006-02-15

So, does AutoCAD run well on that phone of yours ?


Son, I am disappoint. No, honestly, I was expecting better from you. AutoCAD doesn't run on Commodore 64, Raspberry Pi, and many others, yet they are fully Turing-complete general-purpose computers. Or do you deny that?

The fallacy of your comment is in equating the ability to run a specific piece of software with being a computer instead of equating the ability of running certain kinds of operations with something being a computer.

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RE[5]: Comment by RichterKuato
by zima on Sun 20th May 2012 19:57 in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by RichterKuato"
zima Member since:
2005-07-06

So, does AutoCAD run well on that phone of yours ?

Well... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AutoCAD#AutoCAD_WS

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