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Firefox Phones? The New Kid On The Block

by itsdigger / September 24, 2013 8:58 AM PDT
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Meh
by Pepe7 / September 25, 2013 10:25 AM PDT

I think MS is already so deep in a hole that another player is truly insignificant.

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Not like that MS is too concerned....
by birdmantd Forum moderator / September 27, 2013 5:04 AM PDT
In reply to: Meh

.....they still make an insanely obscene amount $$ selling Windows OS for PC's, laptops and tablet computer. Every previous attempt in developing a cellular OS has been less than stellar, too late now to establish a major foothold unless they develop something radically different that everyone needs on their phone.

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And here I thought they were just a toll collector.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 27, 2013 6:09 AM PDT
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Did they always sell a license to use exFAT?
by Pepe7 / September 27, 2013 1:01 PM PDT

Or did the companies like Foxconn use it for free, after which MS came later on with the bill, then actual licensing(?)

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Why yes they did.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 28, 2013 12:04 AM PDT

There is and probably still is a license fee to pay for a VGA port if you put that on your product.

Some folk scream about all the fees (tolls) but it's a fact of life.
Bob

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No there isn't
by porsche10x / October 2, 2013 4:58 AM PDT
In reply to: Why yes they did.

There is no (and never was any) license fee for VGA, nor for DVI or Displayport. Perhaps you're thinking of HDMI or HDCP?

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It's been years.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 2, 2013 3:26 PM PDT
In reply to: No there isn't

I was with a small firm over a decade ago that was sued for said item. It's ancient history. I don't expect anyone to cover it today.
Bob

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