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[2]: Myerson is a nut
by JAlexoid on Wed 17th Apr 2013 10:07 UTC in reply to "RE: Myerson is a nut"
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Ok. Then we do that and we notice that Windows, selling ~80 million licenses per quarter, is being under attack by iOS and even Android. Windows sales are dropping, while iOS and Android are growing.

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RE[3]: Myerson is a nut
by Nelson on Wed 17th Apr 2013 14:54 in reply to "RE[2]: Myerson is a nut"
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That's a slightly more fair point than people just saying "Windows 8 isn't selling" which is complete and utter bullshit.

Then though, your comment justifies Windows 8 instead of condemning it. Windows 8 is a forward facing product and an admission that the future of the PC landscape is very different.

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