Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 17th Oct 2013 13:33 UTC
Windows

Less than a year ago we were preparing to launch Windows 8, which introduced our vision of highly personalized mobile computing. And here we are today announcing the global availability of Windows 8.1. Windows 8.1 demonstrates our commitment to continuously improving the product to create a richer customer experience. We are excited to have customers start updating their devices today and getting to experience new Windows devices this holiday season.

Out now for free for everyone with Windows 8.

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RE[5]: Eating humble pie...
by lucas_maximus on Fri 18th Oct 2013 08:39 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Eating humble pie..."
lucas_maximus
Member since:
2009-08-18

Modern ATM machines can count money almost instantly after you request it, however you still have to wait about 10 seconds for it to count ... this is because people don't believe that it is counting the cash properly.

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RE[6]: Eating humble pie...
by M.Onty on Fri 18th Oct 2013 09:02 in reply to "RE[5]: Eating humble pie..."
M.Onty Member since:
2009-10-23

While you're on the subject ... Modern car doors can be made very safe & very light. But no one believes that, especially as they're so thick these days, they just feel cheap.

So the car manufacturers painstakingly arrange a series of weights inside the doors to make them feel heavy when you open or shut them, & spend weeks trying to get the ker-chunk noise really ker-chunky.

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RE[7]: Eating humble pie...
by 1c3d0g on Sun 20th Oct 2013 05:18 in reply to "RE[6]: Eating humble pie..."
1c3d0g Member since:
2005-07-06

Until a company such as Tesla comes in and shows them how it's done properly...then the show is over, literally!

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