[olug] Why I won't buy HTC Devices
George De Bruin
sndchaser at gmail.com
Fri May 27 18:36:18 UTC 2011
I remember hearing that too... Never bought an Ubuntu machine from Dell. :)
Not that I would have - Dell's overpriced for the quality, IMO.
On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 12:27 PM, Barry Von Ahsen <barry at vonahsen.com>wrote:
> that was a complaint with the dell ubuntu computers too - dell's oem
> agreement specifies that MS gets a license payment for any unit shipped,
> even on the ubuntu or freedos installed computers (or at least that's what I
> On 5/27/2011 11:34 AM, aric at omahax.com wrote:
>> I'm on my 5th HTC Phone. I have used them since the XV6600 (HTC Harrier).
>> They make good hardware. I am not going to make a decision on what
>> foreign company's phone to buy simply because our government grants
>> Microsoft stupid patents. It might have been the best business decision
>> at the time, is Microsoft paying them to put crappy 7 on a phone?
>>> HTC smartphone and $5 of what you spent on it goes to Microsoft - even if
>>> you've just bought an Android device."
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