Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 16th Apr 2013 16:37 UTC
Windows Microsoft's Terry Myerson, corporate vice president of Windows Phone, talks about the competition. "With iPhone, I sense that it's running out of steam. With iOS, [Apple] just added a fifth row of icons. Android is... kind of a mess. Look at Samsung - there's clearly mutiny going on. The only OEM making money off of Android is Samsung." There's truth to all these statements, which makes it all the more surprising that Microsoft appears to be unable to properly capitalise on them. Sure, WP appears to be doing well in a few select markets, but by no means the kind of success Microsoft and (Nokia) was banking on. Microsoft will pull through. Nokia on the other hand...
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RE[5]: So what
by ricegf on Thu 18th Apr 2013 10:06 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: So what"
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Do you think an OS that was more like Windows 7 would've change this? I really don't.

"More like Windows 7" wasn't the phrase I would have used, rather "more like what the typical PC customer wanted". Then, yes.

More importantly, the data strongly implies this is true. When introducing a new product causes an obvious knee toward accelerating the declining sales curve, it's difficult to think otherwise. But I don't think the data is really impacting your opinions at all. *shrugs*

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