Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 23rd Oct 2010 22:23 UTC
Windows "Windows 7 might be a massive commercial success and an undeniably rock solid piece of software, but Microsoft is apparently unwilling to rest on those soft and cozy laurels. Asked about the riskiest product bet the Redmond crew is currently developing, its fearless leader Steve Ballmer took no time in answering 'the next release of Windows'." Also of note in this same video interview thing: Ballmer states that Silverlight is now pretty much strictly a client, non-cross platform thing, while explicitly stating that when it comes to doing something universal, "the world's gone HTML5".
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Windows - Successful?
by SumGuy on Mon 25th Oct 2010 03:14 UTC
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2010-10-24

I guess you people don't realize that the only way one version of windows becomes successful is when Microsoft stops selling previous versions.

People don't upgrade their Windows OS - they just buy their next PC or laptop and it just comes with what-ever is the current windoze version.

The adoption of each new windoze version is driven by new hardware sales - nothing more. And Vista was a dog, btw, and Vista/Seven do nothing really new or different for the end-user besides give a new-look destop and start-menu bar and re-arrange things compared to XP.

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