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THIS IS NOT A VIRUS! This is a Trojan Horse. That's a different animal. You can see a Trojan Horse – albeit in its disguise of course – and it requires to be opened/started by YOU to become active! A virus is an, under normal circumstances, invisible file that can sneak through your ports without you noticing it and then execute itself in the background on your PC. No user involvement required. There are no viruses for OSX (yet). So antivirus software for OSX is...
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Can't see that eating into their revenues, though! Have you seen the pace at which Samsung is selling phones and tablets? Have you seen the rate at which the installed Android user base has inflated? It is now about 3 to 4 times the size of iOS'. Ignore it at your peril.
But far from unique.So do others.The show ain't over till the fat lady sings. And now the shoe is on the other foot. is a very important Korean company. So what? Nationality has fuck all to do with it.FYI: it's called 'competition'. And if Americans had been around (they weren't) they would have invented it. So to start whining about something that is as American as apple pie is pathetic.TBS, Americans did invent sueing and intellectual property as 'competition'...
And JUST ONE POST where you actually say something un-biased about Apple WOULD make you less of a complete fanboi. But I'll oblige you:Imo, Apple offers the nicest hardware and the most intuitive UIs and software on the market.(But IRL far from perfect, TBS, while Apple also screws its customers whenever it can get away with it. Just like any other big corporation. You don't get to be an 800-pound gorilla by playing nice).OK, now it's your turn: say something seriously...
One swallow doesn't make it summer.FireWire and Blu-Ray, among many others, had early adopters too. Who subsequently rued the fact.
And then you run all the computers in Gotham, right?
Add chipmaker Via to the list of companies filing legal suit against Apple: http://techreport.com/discussions.x/21698 Via owns a number of fundamental technology patents inherited from Centaur, and it's already forced Intel to grant an ongoing x86 license. Via also has a vested interest; CEO Wenchi Chen is married to the head of HTC, which Apple sued for patent infringement last March. Note: Via is not a patent troll. Imagine if all that money, attention, and...
Thunderbolt could turn out to be a boon. But it could just as easily prove to be another DOA like we have seen before. So jumping up and down for joy about Thunderbolt is a bit like premature ejaculation!
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