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They exist now only in the minds of fanbois ...

Jun 24, 2010, 21:35 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes)

"A lot has changed over the past decade. But one thing that hasn't are the worn out sets of beliefs, ideologies and arguments spouted by hardcore fanbois. Let's take a quick look at just a few of these outdated modes of thinking.

"There's a war between Microsoft and Apple!

"No there isn't. Both are companies, and the ultimate goal is to sell products. Sure, that sometimes means getting one up on the competitor, but more often than not it's better to work with those in the same industry than to work against them.

"There's more to life than the OS, and even Microsoft and Apple now acknowledge this. Rather than alienate those who have chosen a competitor's platform, it's far better to try to sell them something else, like an iPhone or a copy of Office for the Mac."

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