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    Quote Originally Posted by Hauldren Collider View Post
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    Will there be any backwards compatibility issues? Any major burned bridges?
    ARM version won't run legacy applications. If it did, it would take the tablet market like Genghis khan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by onodera View Post
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    ARM version won't run legacy applications. If it did, it would take the tablet market like Genghis khan.

    Yeah, I didn't think so, although some people had claimed so earlier in the eyar. Bit of a bummer but not sure how they would be able to do it. Some kind of virtual machine?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lonestar View Post
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    Yeah, I didn't think so, although some people had claimed so earlier in the eyar. Bit of a bummer but not sure how they would be able to do it. Some kind of virtual machine?
    Yep, it would be doable with a VM, but it would drain the battery real fast.

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    They just came out with Windows seven, I do not want to upgrade again.

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    They just came out with Windows seven
    Source?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Asher View Post
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    No.

    WinNT 7.0 (2000 = 5.0, XP = 5.1, Vista = 6.0, 7 = 6.1)
    What are those?

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    Am looking to upgrade my Gen 1 Ipad, was looking at the Asus Transformer Infinity Tablet (runs Ice Cream Sandwich)but was thinking maybe I should hold off for the Microsoft Surface models running a version of Windows 8(?)

    Both have the ability to use keyboard and USB functionality.

    Infinity is out now in the US. Surface supposedly out in October if the Business week is to be believed. Any thoughts?
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    Depends what you want to use it for.

    As a traditional tablet, I'd go for the Android.

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    I think I'll just stick with Windows 7.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Asher View Post
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    Depends what you want to use it for.

    As a traditional tablet, I'd go for the Android.
    What would the Microsoft model be better for?
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    People who also want to run PC apps.

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