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Old 12-29-2006, 09:26 AM   #1
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Focus to get "Personal PC Features"

I thought this is pretty neat. The Focus is to get "some features" of a personal PC.

http://www.marketwatch.com/news/stor...EA98F5CE876%7D


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Eeps... Microsoft is involved. Now we have a new type of 'crash' to worry about.
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^^^^^

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Eeps... Microsoft is involved. Now we have a new type of 'crash' to worry about.
At least it should have little to no part in taking over for the ECU.
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if they do it right that's be sweet. my uncle and cousin have it on their bmw and jetta and I like it a lot. sounds awesome then you don't have to worry about holding a damn phone all the time. nice
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^^ that would make data logging easy....hehe.
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I was so ahead of the game on that one.



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*sigh*

WTF is ford thinking?!

"Oh lets put the worlds buggiest operating system in our car!" (andyes I know itsnot the full blown windows OS, its more closely related to Windows CE and Mobile)

God forbid they use an OS thats reliable and not bloated with crap. Not to mention the money they would save by not using MS.
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*sigh*

WTF is ford thinking?!

"Oh lets put the worlds buggiest operating system in our car!" (andyes I know itsnot the full blown windows OS, its more closely related to Windows CE and Mobile)

God forbid they use an OS thats reliable and not bloated with crap. Not to mention the money they would save by not using MS.
Windows OS have been pretty good since the disaster days of 95 and 98. The only problem with it now is that inexperienced users get their computers full of viruses and spyware, but thats not an issue in projects like this.
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or you could use Mac OSX....stable, virus free, and easy to use.......AND compatable with windows with boot camp installed.......naaaaaaa.....too easy.......lol
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