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Comment Re:All that trouble... (Score 0) 848

Games are weird creatures. Always pushing the limits of hardware, and as a result making for quite the game of whack-a-mole for wine.

That may be true, but it is only a matter of time till most game makers begin testing their APPs in Wine, and making them compatible ON RELEASE. Then you will see many gamers rushing to switch to Linux. Aside from that, there are already several software products, besides WINE, than can already play most games right out of the Box. Some great WINE inspired products are: CEDEGA and CROSS OVER. You have to pay for these products, but 99% of the games I have played with them work flawlessly!
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Submission + - Microsoft to give away Windows 7 Beta (Free?)->

KozmoKramer writes: "http://blog.wired.com/gadgets/2009/01/microsoft-relea.html LAS VEGAS — Microsoft's excitable CEO Steve Ballmer showed off Windows 7 — the slick, fast, user-friendly successor to the much-maligned Windows Vista — and said it will be available as a public beta on Friday. Unveiled by an intense Ballmer during his keynote address on the eve of CES 2009, Windows 7 will offer better performance on underpowered machines such as netbooks, support for multitouch interfaces, and simplified home networking. Ballmer said that this would be the "best version of Windows ever" and pointed out features that implicitly acknowledged the problems with Windows Vista."
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Comment Re:They're glowing! (Score 1) 898

Most kids in emerging and modernizing future economic markets around the world are starting out with Linux. What will a United States look like in 20 years in a world where the rest of the world uses Linux, and the fatties in the US use Windows? A land of the Windows Tards will sure be an isolated land....

Comment Re:Think Different! (Score 1) 696

Think International. Most kids in emerging and modernizing future economic markets around the world are starting out with Linux. What will a United States look like in 20 years in a world where the rest of the world uses Linux, and the fatties in the US use Windows? A land of the Windows Tards will sure be an isolated land....

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