Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 11th Mar 2012 22:21 UTC
Windows And thus, Microsoft bites itself in its behind with Metro. As you all surely know by now, the Metro environment in Windows 8, and its accompanying applications, need to follow a relatively strict set of rules and regulations, much like, say, applications on iOS. For one type of application, Metro has already proven to be too restrictive and limited: web browsers. Microsoft has had to define a separate application class [.docx] - aside from Metro and desktop applications - just to make third party web browsers possible for Windows 8.
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Bing search
by Lennie on Mon 12th Mar 2012 11:53 UTC
Lennie
Member since:
2007-09-22

Maybe they should use Bing instead of Google search ? ;-)

Probably not.

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RE: Bing search
by zima on Mon 12th Mar 2012 16:38 in reply to "Bing search"
zima Member since:
2005-07-06

I can even imagine Microsoft using this is an opportunity for a "cute and fun" PR shots directed at Google.


Imagine some MS guy, in a webcast or such:

"so, Mozilla people are saying the required info can't be found..."

He then goes on to search (bing?) it, and finds the info rapidly.

"...but, there it is. What? Googling didn't work for them? Well, then it seems to us that their real problem is depending on Google Search instead of on, say, Bing"


Of course they're probably more likely to let Ballmer out of his office, for some more chants of his...

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