quote: Microsoft started development of Vista/Longhorn and even launched Vista before OSX was really much of a threat at all.
quote: I'm not sure I agree with your Windows XP comment. Microsoft started development of Vista/Longhorn and even launched Vista before OSX was really much of a threat at all. If you mentioned innovation that resulted from iOS/iPhone/iPad, then I would agree with you, however.
quote: I would buy a Mac today if I was not working at Microsoft. If you run the equivalent of VPC on a MAC you get access to basically all Windows application software (although not the hardware). Apple did not lose their way. You must watch this new video below. I know this doesn’t show anything for businesses, but my point is about the philosophy that Apple uses. They think scenario. They think simple. They think fast. I know there is nothing hugely deep in this.http://www.apple.com/ilife/video/ilife04_32C.html [Note: link no longer works]I must tell you everything in my soul tells me that we should do what I called plan (b) yesterday We need a simple fast storage system. LH is a pig and I don’t see any solution to this problem. If we are to rise to the challenge of Linux and Apple, we need to start taking the lessons of “scenario, simple, fast” to heart.