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____/ TomB on Saturday 06 Aug 2011 16:23 : \____
> On 2011-08-06, the following emerged from the brain of Homer:
>> Verily I say unto thee that RonB spake thusly:
>>> Holy crap, you're not just whistling Dixie. I thought, "Okay,
>>> surely this is a lame attempt at belatedly getting into the tablet
>>> market -- not for desktops and laptops." Wrong.
>> Yup, that really is /the/ next version of Windows.
>> Holy crap indeed.
>> If Microsoft has the balls to actually go through with this, I'd say
>> it's game over for them. That'll be three massive OS flops in a row.
> It doesn't seem to be like a new version of Windows at all. They just
> have bolted a fugly touch interface on top of Windows 7, with most of
> the actually useful programs still running in... well: Windows 7.
In mobile devices, Microsoft is on roll (and now a patent troll).
WM, SideKick, KIN...
Three massive OS flops in a row.
WP7 will be the 4th.
~~ Best of wishes
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