Source: MIT Technology Review
quote: Vista was "bad" because it's memory usage was high, performance wasn't great, and UAC was too aggressive by default.
quote: XP that could run smoothly on under 128MB
quote: Not sure why you think Windows 8 is a fail just because there is a very vocal minority that can't stand any change.
quote: She added the importance of touch on desktops as well as mobile devices to enhance the experience of using Windows 8, while still giving users the option to have a keyboard and mouse.
quote: Hold your arm straight out in front of you for several minutes and you'll realise why - the physical exertion needed to use a touch monitor is ludicrous compared to a mouse. It's inefficient and ungainly.
quote: That's if you're stuck in the old paradigm. Many of my employees could benefit by a 10" mobile device rather than having to go back to their desks to use a desktop.