What is stopping MS from creating an Android and/or Linux distro?
Their own pride, and probably corporate policy which says "all things must be Windows".
Maybe someone there remembers the long and miserable agony of late DEC?
First thing I installed on Android was xabber. Maybe second, as I tried one or two free XMPP clients more, but stayed with xabber. I haven't used GoogleTalk since. Not sure if I even installed it.
Seriously, any organization nowadays seems to be structured in a way that makes it nearly impossible to find someone who actually is responsible for said entity's actions. Inaccountability appears to be planfully created by todays corporate or administrative leaders.
German researchers from the Fraunhover and Karlsruhe institutes have achieved 40Gbps transfers over 1km using a wireless link.
Technicians from the German Telekom immediately showed up to cap the link to 300kbps due to excessive use of bandwith...
I still have the HP. Guess where I'm typing this from?... Yep, the HP running Lubuntu 13.04, and it works *surprisingly* well.
What?! How'd you upgrade from HPUX 10? (Half serious - I actually own a HP A9000/715 in working condition. It's just a bit difficult to find software for it.)
If at first you don't succeed, you are running about average.