Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 3rd Sep 2012 00:39 UTC, submitted by MOS6510
Hardware, Embedded Systems "Efforts are split between models in which keyboards detach from screens, ones in which the keys remain attached but can be hidden behind displays, and traditional fixed clamshell designs." None of these really float my boat. They work with clunky connectors and weird hinges, while I'd much rather have Surface's nice magnetic connection. On top of that, Surface just looks way better than this stuff. Pretty clear why Microsoft felt the need to make their own hardware.
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RE[3]: piss poor design
by Fergy on Mon 3rd Sep 2012 20:20 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: piss poor design"
Fergy
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98SE I was interested in running a newer version of DirectX that required it (can't remember which ver, I think 7 or 8)

WinME I skipped I was already on Windows 2000 but I was interested in the changes and it was the last of the Win9X series.

Windows XP I was excited about a single OS for consumer and pros built on the NT kernel

Vista I was excited about Aero and a load of other changes. Yes it was a let down. Windows 7 redeemed my feelings on it.

But DirectX 11.1, USB3.0, less memory usage, improved performance, better file management, better task manager, combined phone/tablet/desktop OS, Metro, HTML5 apps aren't up to par to that?

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