Friday, January 25, 2013

Windows 8 / Surface - No Real Hope of Acceptance

Below is a series of links talking about problems with Microsoft Windows 8 and/or Microsoft Surface.

To summarize, people do not like Windows 8, or touch on laptops, and the Surface Pro is likely to be as big a flop as the Surface RT is.

Microsoft is in denial and blaming OEMs, even though clearly the problem is the whole concept of Windows 8 along with its poor implementation.

Why I'm not trading my Surface RT for a Surface Pro

Disabling "Metro" is a cheaper way to do this: Hate Windows 8? Pay to Make It Go Away ($125)

Do you hate Microsoft?

Intel's bet on Windows 8 'convertibles' iffy, say analysts

Why Would I Want a Touch Screen PC?

Are OEMs to blame for poor Windows 8 holiday sales?

Microsoft blasts PC makers: It's YOUR fault Windows 8 crash landed

Microsoft Doesn't Reveal Surface Sales

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