Kindle for entertainment, dead trees for business. Either for textbooks or anything technical paper is the way to go. You can get paper dirty and wet and not have to worry about it not working, but if I'm on the toilet or on the train I prefer to use my Kindle (not for wiping).
Okay so the judgement is made. What can the EU do to enforce their decision? Can Apple appeal? I'm sure the bribes to guarantee a favorable ruling is less than 14 billion so when can we expect them to come out on top?
In the TechCrunch article in TFA there are a couple commenters pointing out that it was the Opera Browser part of the company that was sold. Opera Software still owns SurfEasy and is independent of the browser.
I had the same concern as well, and the Wikipedia page for Opera Software doesn't mention the Chinese acquisition.
More importantly: does any of that matter?
Chances are these guys will pawn them or sell them on the street. If they had half a brain they would never use them and once the money has changed hands they don't have to worry about whether they have been blacklisted or not.
Be as shady as you want, Microsoft. I manage my families computers and I know your tricks. My personal computers have had all the *known* telemetry and Windows 10 nag disabled, as well as my parents and siblings. My grandma got tricked by it so I set her up with Linux Mint. You can go f*** yourself, M$*.
*I think this is the first time in my life I actually used a $ in M$
This is great. My dad still uses his V3 and loves it. If it's still as simple to use but with more battery it would be a great "upgrade".
I imagine it'll be some form of android, as long as it mimics the original OS it'll be perfect.