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Originally Posted by zerobahamut View Post
lol thats crazy because its all true...maybe microsoft should now sue everyone for "stealing" their ideas in these commercials
Microsoft doesn't sue, they license. How do you think Bill Gates made his billions?
    
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Listening to that and watching your boxing smilies=Mind Blown
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post #33 of 49
Um, I dont get it?

How did they predict the future, the add was about features that XP had...
post #34 of 49
You mean it predicted Microsoft's future of computing.
post #35 of 49
Well you do have to hand them that they made a fairly stable OS which supported a VAST amount of software and hardware, only took 2 service packs to really kick ass and it can still hold its own as a workstation far into the future..

not bad.. and really windows has pushed computers everywhere, they run so much its crazy, XP was a building block and a great one at that.

Windows 7 is quite a nice OS too..
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I am not able to fly. I want a refund for every copy of XP I purchased.
Lol!
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post #37 of 49
I don't see no prediction, its as vague as a ... er... something hugely vague.
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post #38 of 49
Microsoft make a mistake for not patent these idea when XP launched
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post #39 of 49
So extrapolating from this, what do those Jerry Seinfeld ads predict will be happening soon?

Because now I'm afraid.
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Eh, it's pretty easy to see overarching themes like that.

You can see right now the worlds going towards tablets and smartphones over computers and laptops for non serious work, because they now have enough grunt for it.
    
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