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post #21 of 31
I think the 799$ cost is used to offset the software development cost. Its very likely the company behind this had to write all the interfaces, and (if they did their jobs right) do a lot of focus trials on them. I haven't used anything in linux touch screen related, but I can only imagine its pretty underdeveloped. I think if someone intimidated by computers finds it more usable then another other machine that the price point is well worth it.
post #22 of 31
Ugh. Does it not make more sense to buy a tablet? Probably easier to use, and it can do all of the simple stuff. Apart from playing DVD's from a disc. And they're cheaper, and less stupid looking.
post #23 of 31
thought this was going to be a world of warcraft dedicated PC lol
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Originally Posted by Z Overlord View Post

Was expecting a World of Warcraft PC.

i knew this one was coming eventually :lachen.gif btw..i read something about this..they're claiming it's their own OS
Edited by Schmuckley - 12/24/11 at 7:59pm
 
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I thought it was a computer dedicated to playing wow...
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My 80 year old Grandma uses Windows 7 like a BawSS.
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Am I the only one who was thinking a PC created for World of Warcraft?

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post #28 of 31
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Originally Posted by BlackVenom View Post

Idea is good but the price is not. And their logo ruins the whole thing.

Agree here. If you're going to slather your logo all over your product, spend a couple thousand dollars on graphic design so you actually look like a legitimate player in the tech industry.

You know that Sprite slogan? Image is nothing, thirst is everything? Yeah, turns out image actually is everything. Look at Apple's business model and corporate success.
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My 80 year old Grandma uses Windows 7 like a BawSS.

I wish I could say the same about my dad who is 50 years old and has been using computers since the mid-80s yet still doesn't know how to use them properly.
    
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Lol this is just horrible.
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