Not even a car rented from Kayak Car Rental can cross the ocean.
Indeed. Oracle is a tool. You don't blame the screwdriver if the contractor messes up your kitchen cabinets.
So all I need to do is email some anonymous database my credit card information? What could go wrong?
For example, the silk road guy who legally changed his name to his handle ("frosty") and then used said name in his encryption key.
Nothing to stop them, but it would be a MAJOR pain for them to maintain WINE compatibility with third party software.
That's not playing your games on the Linux based SteamOS, that's running the equivalent of VNC server and client between Windows and Linux. I can do that to my phone as well, but I wont claim to be playing GTA on my phone.
Odds are they don't make your games... so no.
Of the people I know who still play the game, most of them only do so to sell items for cash. Frankly, the game itself was short and not that interesting.
And yet... GM refused to sell them to people with the money and willingness to buy them. GM decided they would rather destroy the cars then sell them (shrug).
But they would be lease only, GM would refuse to sell them to anyone and then they would for no reason take them all back and destroy them.
I tried using one of the compact flash format hard drive many moons ago. Stupid things would break with the slightest bump.
Frankly, I dont think the US should use gMail etc for governmental communications either.
No... it would be like a magazine only Kindle that could no longer read books.
Well their vision is "the same interface on all devices". The problem is, we as consumers dont want that. A phone interface does not work well on a desktop. That, and it's ugly.
The walled garden has yet to reach the Apple desktop, which is still a POSIX compliant UNIX environment complete with X-Window (as an optional install) and BASH that can run off the shelf commercial software. It is in fact the last such platform on the market.