Sunday, July 7, 2013 - 04:54

Pretty obvious why they are doing it:

because Ethernet gives too much control to the users. You can simply pull the cable if all the phone home gets too much. With Wi-Fi it's more difficult...

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 02:23

The positive effect of such offerings for the MS ecosystem as a whole far outweigh the few keys on eBay and similar mischief. And even those ebayers for example could be dealt with far better by...

Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 14:18

I am reading lots of "No, these desktop users should be dragged kicking and screaming into metro! It's the future" whining here.

What's wrong with you people? Seriously. Why is metro the...

Monday, April 8, 2013 - 12:50

Most people pop up a DVD into the console and play. It doesn't become "worthless" with no connection, just some additional features (like online-play) aren't available.

The bit about Roku...

Monday, April 8, 2013 - 12:49

"I've had to read a book for school called "1980" or something, and it was totally cool. No one is alone there, because his friends monitor him everytime through TV! LOL! I wish my TV could do...

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 06:13

Germany isn't some third world country. Free DOS PCs ranking Nr.1 on Amazon is NOT a common occurence. Before W8, this would have been almost impossible.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 14:25

They most likely WON'T run Windows 8, because Windows 8 still hasn't hit the "refurbished" market in Germany. As I said, Win7 costs around $50 here thanks to a special OEM law:

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Monday, January 7, 2013 - 16:25

Found something funny:

The bestselling notebook on Amazon Germany.. runs DOS! (FreeDOS)

Top 10 list:

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Monday, January 7, 2013 - 13:34

Windows8: People post huge lists of failings all over the net and the fanbots so far weren't able to crack those criticisms down. Isn't that worrying? Sure, there were always detractors,...

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