Source: Wall Street Journal
quote: And honestly companies like Asus etc. don't have a chance to compete with Surface RT from MS as long as they run a closed source OS with no option for real customization
quote: Also, MS never should have tried to release three different operating systems.
quote: Nobody actually cares that the OS is closed-source or can't be customized. The problem is the built-in on-purpose barriers to software deployment. Without the openness people are used to from Windows, RT simply becomes a me-too third-to-arrive option with no unique appeal.