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lol^


The only people bailing on Windows, are young adolescent kids, who can't get $99 from Mommy to own an Operating System.
So... all these young people are left doing, is buying cheap devices, that already come with a free OS, that isn't even a real. It is piecemealed together ontop of an already existing free OS.

Android = throw away device. (No Android device is supported after 18 months.)

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Im confused. Why not just use windows 8.1?

Windows 8 is crap.
    
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We begged AMD to make a good CPU that had high IPC performance and whatnot... and they give us this?
     
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Everyone should be excited about this. Everyone is bailing on Windows. Soon we will all be free from Windows tyranny.


this doesnt rid of windows..at least not from my understanding of the quoted part posted in the OP.

No, but you're locked into Windows. THere's a lot of stuff you just can't do in Linux or Android because it doesn't get enough support. I still have no native Photoshop and the amount of Steam games you get are small compared to what you get with Windows. Not to mention everything has to be in OpenGL now.

Windows is where it is right now not because it's good (it's not bad either), but because of the fact that there's so much lock in. No one ever makes a big deal out of it but Microsoft has everyone locked down with DirectX to the point where if you want to play serious games you have to use Windows.

Mantle is going to help with that a lot.

But the fact that Intel just got done with their CES announcement and had pictures of Android and even directly promoted their Edison box running Linux is huge. AMD isn't the only one bailing on Windows.

I still think that it'd take a few years at least for any sort of big ripples to show up, because people really hate changing from something very familiar, but it will happen. But the fact that Windows is losing support from basically all the major x86 players (Nvidia with Tegra K1, Intel pushing Linux/Android, AMD Mantle/Linux/Android)

It is happening whether you want to admit it or not. The time of AMD, Intel, Nvidia, and OEMs bending over backwards to get good Windows licensing deals are gone.
Umm how exactly are they bailing on windows when the software requires windows in order for it to work...

Also this is definitely not what I wanted from AMD lol
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tried bluestacks the other day and plex netflix and yotube apps dont work, none of them play video, so i dont see the point of this.
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post #46 of 70
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tried bluestacks the other day and plex netflix and yotube apps dont work, none of them play video, so i dont see the point of this.

Why would you want to run those in Bluestacks? The native Windows apps are much better.
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Does anyone know of a way to get text message/whatsapp on desktop?
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post #48 of 70
Would it work on Windows Phone and Tablets? I am SOO DOWN if it is. I could care less about desktop
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im confused. why do we care about this again?

Why comment then? Either you care or not...who cares?
post #50 of 70
Sounds like an android emulator. Search for android emulator, lots to choose from.
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