Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 28th Nov 2012 15:17 UTC
Windows "As we pass the one month anniversary of the general availability of Windows 8, we are pleased to announce that to-date Microsoft has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses. Tami Reller shared this news with industry and financial analysts, investors and media today at the Credit Suisse 2012 Annual Technology Conference. Windows 8 is outpacing Windows 7 in terms of upgrades." Not bad, but there are the usual asterisks, as Ars notes.
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RE[3]: Now With Free Phone?
by Nelson on Fri 30th Nov 2012 05:04 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Now With Free Phone?"
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What press releases? Arstechnica reported on Windows Phone sales quadrupling Year over Year, my app download counts is a statistic of my own, and the Windows 8 halo effect comes from the fact that the timing is coincidentally following the launch of Windows 8.

It therefore isn't a stretch to conclude that Windows 8 produced a lift in uptake for Windows Phone.

I'm not sure I understand the point of your comment.

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