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2012-11-16 -Short Attention Span Theater-
Lawyer Sues Microsoft Over Surface Tablet Storage
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Posted by Fred 2012-11-16 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [498 views ]  Top

#1 Should have read the fine print.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2012-11-16 09:37||   2012-11-16 09:37|| Front Page Top

#2 go ahead, delete the BIOS and Operating System, you'll have more room
Posted by Frank G 2012-11-16 11:20||   2012-11-16 11:20|| Front Page Top

#3 Here's his LinkedIn profile. I checked a few places and he doesn't seem to be the serial litigant at this point in his career.
Posted by Raj 2012-11-16 11:53||   2012-11-16 11:53|| Front Page Top

#4 It's a Microsoft product. Have they ever shipped lightweight code? Ever? He's lucky it runs at all.

On a related note, I understand why a 2TB hard drive does not hold 2TB's of data. It's OK. I get it. But the excuses ring hollow for SSD's.
Posted by Iblis 2012-11-16 12:48||   2012-11-16 12:48|| Front Page Top

#5 Say what, Iblis? Same file structures, same storage overhead.
Posted by lotp 2012-11-16 13:54||   2012-11-16 13:54|| Front Page Top

#6 Correct me if I'm wrong here, but my understanding is that most of the difference in advertised capacity vs formatted capacity comes from how capacity is calculated. With RAM you use multiples of 1024. HD manufacturers use multiples of 1000. So what happens when you start using RAM as an HD? Use the lower number and sell me less RAM than you advertised.
Posted by Iblis 2012-11-16 15:16||   2012-11-16 15:16|| Front Page Top

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