Sources: T-Break, Microsoft
quote: Metro/whatever needs some work, but it boots SO much faster than windows 7
quote: 2. Visual Studio 2012 Express (free edition) is restricted to Metro only apps. They want developers building Metro apps to boost their metro app catalog. Understandable. I think eventually they'll unlock this with VS12 SP1 but at launch developers will be stuck with VS10 (not bad but loses the newest compiler) or a paid version of VS12.
quote: but I'm actually not convinced that Gates would have done much better.
quote: Go back even farther and the stock is even more overvalued.
quote: You keep trying to make Vista out to be some kind of failure, but I hate to tell you, it's one of the biggest hits Microsoft has ever had.
quote: That's your opinion. Stock's cannot realistically be under or overvalued, since their worth is exclusively based ON the price of itself and no tangible good or resource.
quote: You keep trying to make Vista out to be some kind of failure, but I hate to tell you, it's one of the biggest hits Microsoft has ever had. They took Vista, and basically re-badged it as "Windows 7" fyi. There's literally no significant difference between the two.
quote: How about being a major contentder in the gaming console market is one.
quote: Bing is gaining slightly on Google but not going to overtake it anytime soon.
quote: I actually like Gates, but I think he got a bit too relaxed in his last years in MS. Maybe was already getting too involved in his charity. Or just getting tired from managing MS.