Sources: Neowin.net, Loop Insight
quote: I think MS is losing due to their bullish approach. Perhaps they got inspired by the uber-bully Jobs? The difference is that Jobs was indeed talented and was sitting at the top of a massive cult. MS has no mindless followers. When they try to push something on me, my natural reaction is FU! I was thrilled about my Windows 8 phone, but the limitations MS has imposed on 3rd party developers is just annoying - no app can launch point-to-point navigation with spoken command; no app can check battery levels more than twice per hour... The desktop forcing me to go all "metro" still makes me mad, although the improvements performance-wise made me accept the compromise.
quote: "they don't want Office on their tablets and they don't want Windows 8 on their desktop."I'm sorry but YOU do NOT speak for everyone! Windows 8 is very easy to use, easy to navigate and we, in this company, have no issues with the software. Just because YOU say it again and again will not make it so.
quote: I can't for the life of me see what Windows 8 delivers for the customer
quote: Maybe YOU view tablets as simple toys that you place on a coffee table and surf the web with but I definitely don't.
quote: To me a tablet is just a laptop with slightly more portability.
quote: They are simply becoming too much like apple with Nazi app stores
quote: but can be used in ways that PCs cannot, unlocking entirely new use scenarios.
quote: Your cooker and refrigerator both do equally useful jobs, why combine them?
quote: My last statment is perfectly justified. Having someone else decide what apps I can and cannot install by choosing to filter them from the "app store" which is the only means of installing said "app"... Just plain sucks! It's my device and I'll install whatever I want on it! If I want to go into the applications folder and mess with the files then it is MY RIGHT to do so.
quote: BTW there are no application folders on iOS devices, you are referring to a file management system used in old style PCs, iOS devices don't have user file management systems. Lots of people really like that.
quote: Statements of total insanity and ridiculous hyperbole do not strengthen your argument, they just make you look a bit bonkers