Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 24th Oct 2012 22:44 UTC
Windows "There may be a time in the future when all the bugs have been fixed, the third-party app support has arrived, and some very smart engineers in Redmond have ironed out the physical kinks in this type of product which prevent it from being all that it can be. But that time isn't right now - and unfortunately for Microsoft, the clock is ticking." The Verge's review is not so positive, because they focus on what Surface is now.
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RE: Comment by Nelson
by Tony Swash on Thu 25th Oct 2012 18:40 UTC in reply to "Comment by Nelson"
Tony Swash
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I think that's my issue with The Verge review. The knock on the ecosystem is really unfair.

The Windows Store is growing at a rate of 2,000 apps a week. It is at over 7,000 now. It is nonsensical to suggest that Windows 8 will have an app problem when the addressable installed base will reach over a hundred million in a year.



It goes way beyond Apps. Check out this very well done interactive web page that shows the comparative global positions of the various competing ecosystems. You can click on each OS and see how it does globally with music, films, apps, etc.

http://www.macstories.net/stories/mapping-the-entertainment-ecosyst...

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