Official! Apple afraid of google's android, check this out.

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  1. iiimegamaniii

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    It's comedy, really. And obviously the higher-ups @Apple really don't have a clue in how to manage communities or understand letting something like this "slide" without comment will let business go on as-usual (no one would have noticed). Instead, they basically screwed themselves over such a trivial thing. <shrug>

    Wasn't Apple the dominate platform before Windows?

    - Mega
     
  2. Jonny Kansas

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    That's what he said. He reads a LOT of forums and sites like endgadget. Not sure where this specific info came from though...
     
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    And I in my own demented little way fight back by eradicating Bing from every computer that I control. I found one in the lab today that had a Bing infestation in Firefox. Since the students can't install apps, I think it came along with a Java update. :((
     
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    Hey Jonny, found this, don't know if it's true or not.

    Apple, Microsoft Discuss Giving Bing Top iPhone Billing - BusinessWeek
     
  5. Jeremy556

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    No, they have never even been close to DOS/Windows in terms of market share.
     
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    Jeremy, you're going to need to follow Sherman here over to the Wayback machine. Set the controls for 1978, Sherman. But Mr. Peabody, how will we get back when there are no IBM PCs in the world? Don't worry my dear boy, the Wayback machine runs on Apple ][s.
     
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    Is this in a public or private school there? if its public shouldnt students be able to use whatever search engine they want? they get enough one sided teaching and propaganda as it is without censoring search engines
     
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    The seas are parting. Apple and Google have soured. Let the war begin.
     
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    Never mind that, Apple is in bed with Microsoft. Branespload.
     
  10. Jeremy556

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    I made simple BASIC programs on Apple ][s in school, but even then they were pretty rare outside of academics, and IBM dominated everywhere else, from my very limited memory of that early time in my life. I think I had an IBM AT, then a PS/2 at home during that time.

    I am actually typing right now on the keyboard that came with that PS/2.
    [​IMG]

    I have a stash of more than a dozen Unicomp (company that bought IBM's tooling for the mechanical keyboards) keyboards that I bought in the late nineties, in anticipation of my PS/2 keyboard eventual demise, but the PS/2 is still going strong, 22+ years later.
     
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    True, but Microsoft is still looking for that "it" mobile device.... and platform.
    Google has Adobe, and Adobe's souring relationship with Apple. It'll be interesting.
     
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    Nothing surprises me anymore..
     
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    Yah that's about the weirdest thing ever... vote droid! vvv:icon_ banana:
     
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    Right? Imagine the thought of that 20 years ago? 10 years ago? 5 years ago? :shocked:
     
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    I really cannot believe what i just read.
     
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