Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 11th Aug 2012 17:22 UTC
Google Nobody needs a tablet, but many people still want a tablet. This is still the core differentiator between a 'real' computer and a tablet. At least in The Netherlands, you can't function in society without a desktop or laptop connected to the internet, so people need a computer. A tablet, though? Hence, the most common thing people have told me when they played with my iPad 2 is this: I'd love to have a tablet, but not for hundreds of euros. Enter Google's Nexus 7, the first 'cheap' tablet that doesn't just validate Android as a tablet platform, but also gives the iPad a run for its money.
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RE[5]: Reward Apple?
by daedalus on Tue 14th Aug 2012 07:54 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Reward Apple?"
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For one thing, I don't recall Apple's "Boot Camp" hack for Windows being available for a while after the original launch of the x86 Mac.

Funny, I do... The early x86 Macs ran Tiger, which was out on PPC before x86 and so obviously didn't include Bootcamp. However, as soon as the x86 Macs came out, Apple offered Bootcamp to download for Tiger directly from their website. What did happen was that they removed it again when Leopard came out, I guess to entice users to upgrade... But the very first x86 Mac I saw (probably early 2006) already had Windows XP installed by its owner.

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