Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.
Search Linux Today
Linux News Sections:  Developer -  High Performance -  Infrastructure -  IT Management -  Security -  Storage -
Linux Today Navigation
LT Home
Contribute
Contribute
Link to Us
Linux Jobs


More on LinuxToday


Is Microsoft Considering Windroid?

Feb 14, 2014, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christine Hall)

Microsoft understands the importance of apps. Apps are how it gained its grip on desktop computing. The company made it easy for software developers to write for MS DOS, thereby making it easy for users of "IBM compatible" computers to find needed programs, thereby creating a demand for desktop computers loaded with Microsoft's finest. This strategy quickly brought DOS and then Windows to dominance on the PC, which Redmond proceeded to parlay into a monopoly.

Complete Story

Related Stories: