Companies have to pay you $100k just so you would accept to work in it.
Every AT&T android phone comes with this preinstalled.
Not so evil after all?
Obviously there's benefit to Google in long term if renewables can be made cheap. But either way, it is research done on google's dime that helps public.
It is funny with all these new operating systems supposed to be faster on the old devices; yet less and less of these old devices can actually run them.
These reviews claiming otherwise are pure marketing.
OS improvements usually come with a different cost: new bloat. Hence at some point your old hardware will not work good enough with the new OS. Or whoever made the hardware has no desire to support the new OS once they have sold you the device.
It is more obvious with Apple devices, although that can be attributed to a desire to force millions of devices becoming obsolete, so that new can be sold.
Another truth is that some tablets with Tegra chipsets newer ran any Android well enough as CPU performance was bad, so no OS can fix that. no matter how many ROMs you try, overclocking, etc.
.. and MS loses again. MS was left in dust by Netbeans and Eclipse. They do much more, and all for free. Both have strong open source community that shells out useful plugins that extend the many languages that are supported. So finally MS decided to play catch-up game.
And there are some that still believe Visual Studio is the best. In reality VS is same as IE vs rest: IE is slowest, least compliant, least open, least extensible.
it would be exactly like Chrome
nice selling point
2.14 was way better.
It is not a bug, it is a feature..
It was supposed to always BSOD in this case! MS fixed the bug so it finally BSODs.
Well if MS can make mobile devices more productive for the businesses
Usability next Windows does matter a lot, even with this mobile and cloud focus. The PC platform is starting to recover a bit, mostly due to Windows XP demise.
This time around the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts says citizens are getting e-mails claiming they have been selected for jury service and demanding that they return a form with such information as Social Security and driver’s license numbers, date of birth, cell phone number, and mother’s maiden name. According to the court office, the e-mail scam has been reported in in at least 14 federal court districts."
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... but Microsoft had to use lots of FSF tools such as
That must had to smell like defeat.
to "latest and greatest" version of Windows in 2014 either.
MS may as well start selling retail copies of Win 7 again
So good test should catch this goto fail for sure, either functional test or an unit test. Looks like neither are thorough for the library.
Bot more importantly, if static analysis or structural coverage of code was done, both would point out that there is something wrong with the code.
All of these testing strategies should be done for such s critical piece of software.