Meanwhile I get 250/20 Mbits, with bundled tv and phone for ~$30, with no data caps, no asterisks with small print, no T&C bullshit.
*sigh* living in Australia sucks. 15/1 mbps ADSL2 for $80/month, $10 a month for a voip phone with that and if i want foxtel TV they want a minimum of $60 a month on top for just basic channels in SD, anything worth watching means $130 and an extra $10 for an HD box... and then they wonder why we pirate.
So in answer to your question "Who needs Windows when you have SteamOS?", I stand by my statement - SteamOS needs Windows. At this point. Let's hope it changes in future.
The Valve SteamOS page still says:
You can play all your Windows and Mac games on your SteamOS machine, too. Just turn on your existing computer and run Steam as you always have - then your SteamOS machine can stream those games over your home network straight to your TV!
Why should Origin charge me $79.99 Australian for Battlefield 4 because I purchased it in the Australian Origin shop? It's $41.45 through the Origin Mexico store, and downloads from the same Origin servers. Origin Australia doesn't actually bill from Australia, and there is no GST component applied and provided to the Australian government, it just lines EA's pockets.