Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Jul 2013 22:15 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y "A war between two of the major conglomerates will always have casualties, and unfortunately for us, this time we are the casualties. We aren't yet at a state where it is impossible to use Google services on Microsoft platforms, but we are moving towards a stricter ecosystem world where we might see Googlers/Gmail users on one side and Bingers/Outlook users on the other. We can only hope for the sake of technologies future and for the sake of innovation that the two companies can learn to work together in an ever expanding world of data." We can hope so, but we're talking large companies, and large companies do not care about users. Never have, never will.
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RE: Comment by stabbyjones
by Deviate_X on Wed 10th Jul 2013 08:40 UTC in reply to "Comment by stabbyjones"
Deviate_X
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"After booting up the machine she heads to the Windows store to download her collection of Google applications."

Nobody on the planet has ever booted up windows 8 and gone straight to the windows store looking for apps; especially not the person in this example.


Yes they do, especially the young. They totally expect to be able to just run the app store app and download apps.

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