Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 5th Oct 2013 11:34 UTC
Windows

Microsoft is talking to HTC about adding its Windows operating system to HTC's Android-based smartphones at little or no cost, people with knowledge of the matter said, evidence of the software maker's struggle to gain ground in the mobile market.

Terry Myerson, head of Microsoft's operating systems unit, asked HTC last month to load Windows Phone as a second option on handsets with Google's rival software, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the talks are private. Myerson discussed cutting or eliminating the license fee to make the idea more attractive, the people said. The talks are preliminary and no decision has been made, two people said.

I hope HTC and every other Android OEM flips Microsoft the bird. The shoe's on the other foot now, Redmond.

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by umccullough on Sun 6th Oct 2013 16:01 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: ..."
umccullough
Member since:
2006-01-26

And his bias is pretty clear for anyone with a decent IQ, obviously you are not the case.


Yes, it was quite clear - he basically indicated that he was very irritated when Microsoft refused to allow BeOS to dual-boot on PCs, and he hopes Microsoft gets a taste of their own medicine.

I.E. Karma's a bitch.

Edit: Anything more you read out of it was simply your skewed, biased perception of Thom. IOW, I see a pot calling a kettle black here.

Edited 2013-10-06 16:03 UTC

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by Hiev on Sun 6th Oct 2013 16:13 in reply to "RE[7]: ..."
Hiev Member since:
2005-09-27

That's has lot of logic, "Let's be better than MS by being MS".

And my opinion is not biased, my opinions are based on what I read.

Edited 2013-10-06 16:16 UTC

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by Soulbender on Mon 7th Oct 2013 08:36 in reply to "RE[8]: ..."
Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

Wow, an opinion that isn't biased? Too bad for you that opinions are inherently biased. That's why they're called opinions and not facts.

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