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Comment: Mfg using Chrome to offload their stockpile (Score 1) 115

by vision33r (#45094761) Attached to: Acer Officially Announces C720 Chromebook
Mfg using Chrome to offload their stockpile of outdated early 2000 parts like 1366x768 netbook screens. These are $150 netbooks being repackaged as new Chromebooks. It's working, a lot of Google fans are buying these cheap internet terminals. They're also holding back high quality screens from being mass produced.

Comment: Re:Putting out fires (Score 1) 230

by vision33r (#44403987) Attached to: Nokia: Microsoft Must Evolve To Make Windows Phone a Success
Windows 8 sales are very good because there are tons of deals with Win8 for under $40 initially and corporate subscription advantage requires annual Windows upgrade purchases or the so called Microsoft tax. The problem is Microsoft hope to lure people over to use Windows Marketplace to buy apps and services but people are either not using Windows 8 or simply not even using the Metro UI.

How many QA engineers does it take to screw in a lightbulb? 3: 1 to screw it in and 2 to say "I told you so" when it doesn't work.