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Dave Kreskowiak20-Jul-20 13:55
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NewsC# 9: Minor improvements for lambdas Pin
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NewsMicrosoft to launch Windows 10X as a web-first OS without local Win32 app support Pin
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Dan Neely21-Jul-20 2:31
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So the successor to the product line started with Windows Really Terrible and followed up with Windows Stupid will be Windows 10 Times Worse.

I'm so not looking forward to having to tell family members that the computer they just bought is broken by design again and apparently unfixable. I lucked out and none of them bought RT devices; but ~2 years ago when my Dad's laptop broke on the road he bought a cheap laptop in a truckstop "because they're all the same right". D'Oh! | :doh: A few hours after minimally setting it up and tethered to his phone for internet - during which he hadn't figured out that a Chromebook wasn't just MS doing something new and funky with Windows - he got an alert that it had sucked down half his dataplan for the month doing out of the box patching. It got turned off, and after I couldn't google a way to make it treat his phone as a metered connection ended up dumped in a corner at home never again turned on. Next up he bought some garbage windows tablet with a self collapsing stand and a magneticly attached keyboard whose connection was too low quality to maintain reliable connection over the pogo pins it used. On top of that I got treated to a number of rants about how it had "Windows Five" and he couldn't install anything. At least that bit of fail I could un-Elephant | [mastadon] when I visited and could figure out what he was actually going on about by creating an MS account for myemail+dadslaptop@host.tld to opt out of S mode. With 10X apparently going to support arm on the cheap end, there won't be any way to convert it back to a real computer and I don't have to test it to know that streaming desktop applications won't be compatable with metered connection bandwidth limits.

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NewsKotlin programming language: How Google is using it to squash the code bugs that cause most crashes Pin
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NewsMicrosoft is working on an Azure-powered Cloud PC service Pin
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NewsAI researchers say we’ve squeezed nearly as much out of modern computers as we can Pin
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