On Thu, 16 Mar 2006 06:52:42 -0600, Linønutlinønut wrote:
> After takin' a swig o' grog, Roy Schestowitz belched out this bit o'
>> All news from the past 10 hours.
> "Hardware is a small part of the cost" of providing computing
> capabilities, he said, adding that the big costs come from network
> connectivity, applications and support.
"the bill of materials (BOM) for a fully fledged PC can still be dominated
by the cost of a Windows OS. That cost has maintained its big slice of the
pie chart forever, while all around the software, the price of hardware
> And then the next paragraph, said immediately before this shit:
> Before his critique, Gates showed off a new "ultra-mobile computer"
> which runs Microsoft Windows on a seven-inch (17.78-centimeter) touch
"According to the report, Sir Mr Gates said that just after he'd displayed
an Origami seven inch device, a device which could cost as much as $1,000."
> Those machines are expected to sell for between $599 and $999,
> Microsoft said at the product launch last week.
It's sour grapes, on Buttcrust's part. He can't match Google & MIT's
machine on price, so he tried to debunk them instead. Typical M$ crappola.
> Bill Gates is an asshole.
Brass bound & gold plated too.
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