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#1 Liskiller

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Posted 22 February 2014 - 07:27 AM

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Microsoft is going to cut the price of Windows 8.1 by 70 percent for makers of low-cost computers and tablets to compete with cheaper rivals like Google Chromebooks. Hardware manufacturers will be charged $15 to license Windows 8.1 and preinstall it on devices that retail for less than $250, instead of the usual fee of $50. The discount will apply to any products that meet the price limit, with no restrictions on the size or type of device.

 

Source: Bloomberg



#2 R@6271M3

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Posted 24 February 2014 - 07:11 AM

We want cheap real Windows tablets, not the Windows RT crap! :D



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