TITLE

Resistance Is Futile

AUTHOR(S)
Lyons, Daniel
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;12/25/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 22, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the complaints raised by U.S. consumers against the Vista operating system from Microsoft Corp. To use Vistas coolest features, like its snazzy 3-D interface, most computers need a pricey hardware upgrade. StreamServe, a small tech firm in Burlington, Massachusetts that uses xP, is holding off after estimating that a move to Vista would cost $500 to $700 per computer.
ACCESSION #
23647713

 

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