Originally Posted by bobmitch
I understand Microsoft's goal of unifying the OS across as many computers for home and business as possible. They just seem to be taking the most obnoxious way of getting the point across. Makes one wonder if they really DO have an agenda with our data, etc.
Forced obsolescence is easier this way, but it also reduces their overall costs and pushes this to be more of a service and continuing revenue stream.
If there is a tighter integration with AMD and Intel with some instruction sets AND benefits users, I'm OK with it to a degree. Primarily IF those instructions sets are completely open.