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____/ Sinister Midget on Friday 11 Nov 2011 00:52 : \____
> On 2011-11-11, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> claimed:
>> ____/ Sinister Midget on Thursday 10 Nov 2011 00:17 : \____
>>> A lot of netbooks, too. Lots and lots of Windopes netbooks. The prices
>>> drop pretty quick most of the time. I guess Windoze Vista 7 doesn't
>>> work so well on netbooks. I've seen several lately that aren't too old
>>> going for $125-150, and a few $175. The ones over that will be relisted
>>> in a couple of days with a lower price. I'll probably pick up a couple
>>> more soon. The lovely and gracious Mrs. Midget is starting to use one
>>> of mine (even though it has linux on it, she hasn't asked me once to
>>> help her with anything). And Sinister Jr has been begging for one for a
>>> long time. The old Asus has a good battery but lost its ability to
>>> detect it, so it keeps thinking it's bad. Can't give that one to either
>>> of them. (Mrs. Midget will also need a phone she can tether for 3G, so
>>> there will be another Android in the house soon).
>>> Anyway, it seems nobody wants Windwoes any more. Poor, poor MICROS~1.
>> Microsoft has high market share (that it broke the law for) in an older
>> generation of computing devices. It seems unable to evolve.
> They may end up with nearly 100% market share again. But what good will
> it do if the market /size/ is less than 10% what it used to be?
Yes, as measured in terms of CPU cores. ARM has
made about 15 billion chips already.
~~ Best of wishes
Dr. Roy S. Schestowitz, Research Fellow
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