At the time when Palladium was in the Longhorn pipeline the whole goal was that features wouldn't effectively boot without being part of the locked down operating system.
And what came out of the Longhorn pipeline in this case was BitLocker in Windows Vista Ultimate. As I understand it, it's a form of drive encryption that relies on the TPM.
Another way to lose Windows Certification is not allowing the end user to disable Secure Boot.
And another way to lose Windows RT Certification is allowing the end user to disable Secure Boot.
That falls right into the paradigm of "my web page must be the only thing you look at", which is enforced by creating a page that does not scale to the user-specified window size but requires full-screen windows to work right.
The availability of 4", 7", and 10" tablets whose full screens themselves have different widths breaks that paradigm in favor of "responsive design", which uses CSS media queries to switch among several layouts.
Can you give me a way to figure out which framework a particular site is using?
Most of the time, the URLs in the src= attributes of the first few <script> elements will give it away.
Does jQuery cost something?
It costs load time, and it costs transmission costs if (on the server side) you have a lot of visitors or (on the client side) your Internet connection is billed by the bit. Hosting jQuery from a CDN is a way for websites to pool these costs.
You can install your own keys.
Only on x86. It's the exact opposite on ARM.
Artificial limitations pushed down by the vendor. That's not the technology's fault, it's part of the problem.
The developer of an individual application cannot fix this problem. Instead, to gain and retain users, a developer must work around this problem, which means developing a web application either in addition to or instead of a native application.
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