Source: Windows Blog
quote: You are trying, much like microsoft themselves, to justify a horrid GUI with core functions that MOST users will never need.
quote: Hybrid devices are supported by Windows 2000 & up and are nothing new to the windows world.
quote: Wireless displays are also supported by XP & above.
quote: battery life is not significantly improved even when compared to XP on identical hardware.
quote: get educated and quit blowing sunshine up everyone's bum about Windows 8/8.1.
quote: No, it hasn't. 8.1 is the first WINDOWS OS with NATIVE hybrid support. Prior to 8.1, it was driver hacks and workarounds which can cause instability and lower performance.
quote: Really? Where did you get that statistic? Battery life has been improving gradually over time for a while now. This is just pure trolling.