Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 30th Oct 2012 18:10 UTC
Windows Steve Ballmer has just announced that in the first three days of being on sale, more than 4 million people have bought the Windows 8 upgrade. This doesn't count OEM installations or Microsoft's own Surface - just individual upgrades. Definitely a promising start for Windows 8, but then, these are most likely enthusiasts (I'm one of those four million), so we still don't know a whole lot. I'm patiently waiting for the response from regular consumers.
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I wouldn't have thought it
by jonoden on Tue 30th Oct 2012 19:06 UTC
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But put me in the camp of sold on Win 8. Just upgraded to it on my gaming notebook (samsung gamer 7) and I've been pleasantly surprised that I am digging it so far. Haven't found anything broken yet after I upgraded a couple of sammy's utils to integrate with the hardware properly. Slowly learning the new keyboard shortcuts. I especially like that I don't have to be in Metro if I don't want to. It's definitely FAST.

I'll keep trying to warm up to metro over time, I'm curiously intrigued because it's a new toy, but mostly indifferent to it at the moment with a touch of liking it.

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I have to say that while some of the bing apps are nice, but I haven't really used the Metro stuff much (the google maps app is nice).

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