Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 12th Jan 2013 22:53 UTC
Windows Well, this can't be a good sign. Samsung has told CNET that the company will not be launching its Windows RT tablet in the United States, citing a lack of demand and consumer confusion. After I spent an afternoon in my country's largest electronics retailer, it's hard not to agree with Samsung.
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RE[2]: Probably too soon
by _txf_ on Sun 13th Jan 2013 04:29 UTC in reply to "RE: Probably too soon"
_txf_
Member since:
2008-03-17

It is likely that a lot of Windows 8 software never will ship in versions compiled for the RT version.


Lest we forget if you currently have a windows app, you're going to have to completely remake it for windowsRT, it isn't simply a matter of compiling, or even making a new interface.

After all even MS can't do it for Office, why should anybody else ...they did hack in some touch related crap before recompiling office and dumping it on the tablets.

Sure they'll eventually get around doing a metro version, but it is mightily unfair that MS is allowed keep the desktop just for office but nobody else can use it...

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RE[3]: Probably too soon
by modmans2ndcoming on Sun 13th Jan 2013 17:51 in reply to "RE[2]: Probably too soon"
modmans2ndcoming Member since:
2005-11-09

Can't and hasn't are two very different things.

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RE[4]: Probably too soon
by JAlexoid on Sun 13th Jan 2013 18:42 in reply to "RE[3]: Probably too soon"
JAlexoid Member since:
2009-05-19

Well "can't" in this context means within financial and temporal constraints.

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