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[4]: So what
by Nelson on Tue 16th Apr 2013 17:44 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: So what"
Nelson
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2005-11-29

Sure, its had some mixed feedback and there's been some missteps along the way. By and large though, I don't think Redmond is losing much sleep over Windows 8 sales on PCs.

I think what troubles them more is seeing how tablets are selling, this is a sector they need to survive.

Also contrary to what most people on OSNews and most tech geeks desire, this includes beefing up the touch environment in Windows 8, not adding to the Desktop environment.

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