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Windows 8: Microsoft's Progress Debated
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User Rank: Apprentice
2/20/2013 | 12:56:34 PM
re: Windows 8: Microsoft's Progress Debated
150% increase when 1 is the base is not that impressive in the end. Rather than reporting meaningless percentages we need hard numbers, meaning copies or phones sold to end-users, not licenses created or items placed on order by manufacturers.
Anyone can claim a 10,000% increase over last year where they sold nothing and still sell nothing.
User Rank: Apprentice
2/19/2013 | 8:28:03 PM
re: Windows 8: Microsoft's Progress Debated
Office for Android is not going to happen for at least another year or longer. Once Office runs on Android, why buy a Win8 device? Eventually Microsoft's greed will win out and be released.

Android apps immulated on Win8 will push even more customers away from Win8Phones because of the poor performance and glitches.

Comparing MS's advantage over BlackBerry is like comparing JCP's advantage over Sears, its one looser over another looser.

Win8 Phones are actually quite good phones but the problem is the past 10 WinPhone products that were total disasters. MS has used up all its good will.

If MS put the start button back in the Win8 Desktop, upgrades would fly off the shelvies but expect Ballmer's hard headedness to continue as the point of removing it to begin with is to constantly force metro with the Window Store into every user's face.

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