Microsoft “called the new Macbook Pro a ‘disappointment’ in a corporate blog post yesterday,” Mark Rogowsky writes for Forbes. “Microsoft was referring to something of a popular meme in the tech media and at least some segments of the Mac community that Apple had failed to produce a winning computer after making the faithful wait a long time for a new model. ”

“Consider the metrics we ‘learned’ about Surface yesterday,” Rogowsky writes. “‘November was our best month ever for consumer Surface sales.’ Sounds good, but a reasonable conclusion is that it wasn’t a record month for total Surface sales including those sold to corporations. If it were, why not say so?”

“The company also says it ismaking inroads against that difficult-to-find Mac. “‘More people are switching from Macs to Surface than ever before,'” Rogowsky writes. “Again, we don’t know if trade-ins increased by a few percent or a significant amount.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: If it’s Microsoft making a claim, the only question is, “How big is their load of shit this time?”

As we wrote yesterday: So, two now instead of one! That’s a 100% leap in downgraders who’ve obviously just suffered from debilitating head injuries.

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